William F. Hoppe
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1929 - 2013 RICHMOND William F. Hoppe, 84, of State Rd., passed away at his home on February 20, 2013, following a lengthy illness.
Born March 5, 1929 in Liebenau, Germany, son of William and Charlotte Bucholtz Hoppe, he attended Hofstra University on Long Island. William was the owner of RockRidge Farm in Richmond. He enjoyed farming, woodworking, riding motorcycles and boating. He attended the Richmond Congregational Church.
He was predeceased by his wife, the former Carolyn M. Beck, whom he married April 15, 1951; she died March 13, 2004.
William leaves his son, Robert Hoppe of Richmond, and brother-in-law Michael Romalin and his wife Shelia of Freehold, N.Y.
FUNERAL NOTICE- Calling hours for William F. Hoppe will be held Wednesday from 4-6 PM at WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 220 East St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Burial will be in the spring in the Center Cemetery in Richmond. Donation in his memory may be made to the
, 54 Wayside Suite C, West Springfield, MA 01089 or the
, 30 East 33rd St. New York, NY 10016. Please visit www.wellingtonfuneralhome.com to leave thoughts and condolences for the family.
Wellington Funeral Service
220 East Street Pittsfield, MA 01201
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Feb. 26, 2013