Bachelor of Science, Bridgewater, 1954. Diploma, Institute Children's Literature, 1982. Diploma, New York Institute Journalism, 1984.
Teacher, Fairhaven (Massachusetts) School Sys., 1954-1958; principal, Sheri Ka Kindergarten, Fairhaven, 1960-1976; market promotion, Store Sys., New Bedford, Massachusetts, 1976-1982; writer, Fairhaven School Sys., 1987-1995; fund raiser, reading promoter, Fairhaven School Sys., 1987-1992.
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Board directors Fairhaven Improvement Association, since 1986, chair membership, 1986—1996, president, 1990—1993. Board directors Young Women’s Christian Association, New Bedford, 1982—1988, chair community relations, 1982—1983, nominating chair, 1983—1984, chair personnel board, 1984—1988. Trustee Millicent Library., since 1993.
Board governors American Biographical Institution, since 1997. President Heritage Center, 2004—2006. Chairman time capsule centennial committee Fairhaven High School.
Vice president board directors Millicent Library., 2004. Board directors Fairhaven High School Hall of Fame, since 1999. Member of Bridgewsater State College Alumni Association, Women of the MOLIFE, Joshua Slocum Society International (historian since 1997, board directors), Rotary 1998-1999, (vice president since 2000, president-elect 2001, president Fairhaven chapter 2002-2003, Paul Harris fellow 2000, International Peace prize 2003, International President citation 2003, District 1090 Significant Achievement award 2003, Great Women of the 21st Century).
Married Curtis Linwood Lopes, June 25, 1955. Children: Dennis, Sherry, Kathy, Curtis, Becky.