Funeral services to be held for mother of Rockland County's 1st fallen soldier in Iraq war

The community is mourning 64-years-old Yolanda Lopez, who was a fierce advocate for the county's veterans.

News 12 Staff

Feb 22, 2023, 3:24 AM

Updated 456 days ago

Share:

Funeral services will be held Wednesday for the mother of Rockland County's first fallen soldier in the Iraq war. 
The community is mourning 64-years-old Yolanda Lopez, who was a fierce advocate for the county's veterans. Her son, Army Cpl. Manny Lopez died in Iraq in 2005.
Her visitation will be on Feb. 22, from 3-8 p.m. at the George Holt Funeral Home in Haverstraw. Her burial Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the St. Peter and St. Mary Church. 
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial donations be made to Nam Knights of America's Hudson 


More from News 12