Daniel A. Hoppe, Sr.
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AGE: 67 • Howell
Daniel A. Hoppe Sr., died Friday, March 2, 2012 at home. He was born March 4, 1944 to Daniel & Sheila Hoppe. He was a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, serving in the Navy as a Corpsman. After settling in Keyport he was a police officer and volunteer firefighter who rose to the rank of Captain. He later became the first & only DOD Police Chief to retire from Fort Monmouth. He was an active & avid Blue Claws fan.
Daniel is survived by his wife Nancy; 2 sons Daniel Jr and Thomas; sister Diane & brother Carl; 4 grandchildren & many loving nieces and nephews.
Daniel's wishes were cremation & a private burial at sea. The family will be holding a celebration of Dan's life on Saturday, 3/10, N-3pm & at Raritan Hose Fire Co. in Keyport & Sunday 3/11, 1-4pm at their home in Howell. Donations may be made to the
in Dan's name.
Published in Asbury Park Press on Mar. 4, 2012