Hopkins, Laura M.
Berkshire: A mother holds her child's hand for a little while and their hearts forever... Our loving mother and grandmother, Laura M. Hopkins, 91, passed away on Saturday, March 1, 2014. Laura was welcomed into heaven by her husband, Richard, who passed away on July 24, 2013, and her sister-in-law, Marian Stevens, who passed away on February 28, 2014. Laura will be greatly missed by her children, Jody (Robert) Tatich, R. Jeffrey Hopkins, Janis Nelson and Jon Hopkins; her cherished grandchildren, Krista (Josh) Gilmartin, Camaron (Deanna Hyde) Hillman, Matthew Hopkins, Samuel Tatich, Steven Tatich, and Michaela Nelson; great-grandsons, Gavin Gilmartin and Colton Hillman. Laura was born on May 28, 1922 in Tioga, PA, the only child of Leaman W. and Alice (Wheeler) McCann. She treasured the time spent with her family. She had many interests including: painting, photography, knitting, music, square dancing, traveling, and gardening. Family and friends are invited to attend a period of visitation and time of sharing memories on Thursday, March 6th, from 2-4 p.m. at the MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley. A memorial service and celebration of her life will follow there at 4 p.m. Memories and condolences for Laura's family may be shared in her guest book at macphersonfh.com. Those who wish may kindly consider a memorial contribution to the ASPCA or Paralyzed Vets of America in loving memory of Laura M. Hopkins.
MacPherson Funeral Home, Inc. - Newark Valley
5 Whig Street P.O. Box 575 Newark Valley, NY 13811
Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on Mar. 4, 2014