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Dorothy M. Hopkins


1922 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Dorothy M. Hopkins Obituary
DOROTHY M. HOPKINS Dorothy M. Hopkins, 91, of Colmar passed away peacefully at her home Sunday, July 13, 2014. Born September 19, 1922 in Cape Charles, VA, Dorothy was a daughter of the late William and Eleanor (nee Brooks) Stier. Dorothy graduated in 1943 from West Catholic Girls High School in West Philadelphia. She was employed at the Philadelphia Navy Yard, Paramount Packaging, and Lansdale Transportation. Dorothy was very involved with her family, she loved being around her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren. She enjoyed being at the Peak Center where she had so many friends and was very, very active shopping, and visiting her friends and family. Dorothy leaves behind a daughter, Cynthia M. Diehl of Bechtelsville; a daughter-in-law, Janice Hopkins of Fairless Hills; nine grandchildren, Leslie O'Brien (Tim), Nicole Hopkins, James Hopkins, Jr. (Kim), Phillip Stan III (Andrea), Brian Stan, Christopher Diehl (Jennifer), Eric Hopkins, Jennifer Maybin (William), Matthew Hopkins; eight great grandchildren; a sister, Eleanor Brooks (Thomas) of Folcroft; and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Dorothy is preceded in death by a son, James W. Hopkins; a brother William Stier, who was killed on the USS Indianapolis during WWII; and two sisters, Wanda Craig and Alice Trunell. Relatives and friends are invited to her viewing, 10-11 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014 at St. Stanislaus Church 51 Lansdale Ave., Lansdale, where the Mass will being at 11 a.m. Interment will follow at St. John Neumann Cemetery, Chalfont. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Dorothy's memory to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network online at www.pancan.org, or to the USS Indianapolis Survivors' Organization, 1073 Orange Avenue East, St. Paul, MN 55106. Arrangements are by Huff & Lakjer Funeral Home, Lansdale.
Published in The Reporter on July 16, 2014
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