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Stockton H. Hopkins

AGE: 97 • Matawan

Stockton H. Hopkins, 97, a longtime Matawan resident, died peacefully on Sunday, May 25, 2014. Stockton was born in Keyport to Stockton and May Hopkins. He honorably served in the Army Air Corps during WWII. He managed Sandford's Pharmacy until his retirement. Stockton was a lifelong member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Matawan where he was also Senior Warden and Sunday school director. He was the Matawan town historian and an active member of the Matawan Historical Society.

He is predeceased by his beloved wife of 53 years, Charlotte. He is survived by his daughter, Elizabeth Hopkins with whom he resided; son, John Scott Hopkins and wife Sarah Frazer Hopkins of NM; grandchildren, Jake Hopkins and Megan and Amanda Sakowski and his friend, Dave Sturt of Matawan.

Visitation will take place on Thursday, May 29th from 4-8pm at Bedle Funeral Home, 61 Broad Street, Keyport, NJ 07735. A funeral service will take place on Friday, May 30th at 10am at Trinity Episcopal Church, Matawan, NJ with entombment to follow at Holmdel Mausoleum. Memorial donations can be made in Stockton's memory to Trinity Episcopal Church (Matawan) or Camp Happiness for the Vision Impaired (Leonardo). Please visit Stockton's memorial website available at www.bedlefuneralhome.com



Published in Asbury Park Press on May 27, 2014
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