Dennis F. Lopes




North Plainfield – Dennis F. Lopes, 66, died Saturday September 4, 2021 in Morristown Medical Center, Morristown.


Born in Acushnet, Massachusetts, Dennis and his family relocated to South Plainfield in 1971 and attended South Plainfield High School.  In 1983, Dennis settled to North Plainfield where he and his beloved wife of 44 years, Katherine Vogel, raised their three children.


A hard working man, Dennis was the Owner and Operator of KND Trucking he started in 1985.  When he found free time, Dennis enjoyed snowmobiling in Maine and New Hampshire and cruising on his boat.  Dennis was also a motorcycle enthusiast, owning seven motorcycles.  He also enjoyed riding with his family and friends.


Predeceased by a brother, Antone “Tony” Lopes and his father, Frederick Lopes; surviving are his wife of 44 years, Katherine Lopes and their three children, Nicole Meeks and husband Gene, Dennis Lopes and partner, Elmer Jocson and A.J. Lopes.  He will also be missed by his grandsons, Justin and Aiden; mother, Joyce Lopes; siblings, Betty Lou, Bryan, David and Debbie; along with extended family and many friends.


Visitation will be held on Friday, September 10, 2021 in the McCriskin – Gustafson Home For Funerals, 2425 Plainfield Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080 from 4-9PM.  


Cremation will be held privately.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Dennis’ memory to the Plainfield Area Humane Society, 75 Rock Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07063.