Luz M. Perez-Lopez, 72, of New Haven, departed this life on February 17, 2020.

Ms. Perez-Lopez was born in Arroyo, Puerto Rico, on December 3, 1947, a daughter of the late Gudelio Olivencia and Fidela Perez Olivencia.

Prior to retiring, she was employed at Laurel Woods Apple Rehabilitation Center as a Certified Nurse’s Assistant.

She leaves to cherish loving memories, her children, Maria Fonseca, Marcial Flores (Arabelle), Nancy Vasquez and George Flores; sisters, Conchita Perez and Carmen Espada; 11 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and a host of other relatives and friends.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Jose Perez and Jose Masso.

A celebration of Ms. Perez-Lopez’s life and legacy will be held on Saturday, February 22, 2020 from 9:00 a.m.-9:45 a.m. at Curvin K. Council Funeral Home, 128 Dwight St., New Haven. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery. Viewing and visitation will be held Friday, February 21, 2020 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m.