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Evelyn Baker Hopewell

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HENDERSONVILLE-Evelyn Baker Hopewell, 82, of Hendersonville, died suddenly Saturday, April 25, 2015 at her residence. She was born in Louisville, KY on September 17, 1932 to the late George W. Baker and Dorothy Straub Baker, the second of 3 daughters. Evelyn was married to Arthur C. Hopewell for 51 years; he preceded her in death in March of 2006.
Evelyn earned a BSN in Nursing from Spalding College (formerly Nazareth) in Louisville, KY. She maintained her KY nursing license through continuing education courses until 2008. She practiced geriatric nursing for many years in Strafford, PA.
Evelyn was an avid bridge player. She was also a dedicated Eucharistic Minister at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church.
Evelyn is survived by her daughter Deborah M. Hopewell and son-in-law Gary D. Braatz of Fripp Island, SC. She is also survived by her sisters Dorothy Stivers and Sarah Rothenburger, both of Louisville, KY.
A Memorial Mass will be held at a later date in Louisville, KY, home of all extended family.
An online register book is available for family and friends by visiting www.thosshepherd.com. Thos. Shepherd & Son Funeral Directors and Cremation Center are in charge of arrangements.
Published in The Times-News on May 16, 2015
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