Michael P. "Hopper" Waters Sr.
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Michael P. "Hopper" Waters, Sr

Audubon - On June 1, 2018. Age 59. Formerly of Fairview. Loving husband of Jean Waters (nee Smith). Loving father of Kelly Waters, Michael P. Waters, Jr., Ashley Paradiso, Nicholas Paradiso and Courtney DiPaolo. Cherished grandfather of Keira and Tyler "Buddy" Epley. Son of the late Howard and Dorothy Waters. Beloved brother of the late Howard Waters (surv. Vonnie), Carol Ann Marshall (Dave), Dorothy Rouh, Thomas Waters (Lydia) and Patricia Smith (George). Also survived by 22 nieces and nephews.

Hopper was a graduate of Camden County VoTech in Pennsauken and was a retired Camden City Firefighter from Ladder 2 after 24 years of service.

Relatives, friends and current and retired Camden City Firefighters are invited to his viewing on Thursday, June 7th from 9 to 11 AM at the McCANN-HEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 851 Monmouth St., Gloucester City. Mass of Christian Burial 11:30 AM at St. Mary's Church, Gloucester City. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago, IL 60601 or online at lung.org. Please memo, Michael P. Waters, Sr.

Condolences and Memories may be shared at www.mccannhealey.com under the obituary of Michael P. Waters, Sr. Funeral Arrangements and Inquiries through:


Gloucester City

Ph: 856-456-1142

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Published in Courier Post on Jun. 4, 2018.
Mass of Christian Burial
11:30 AM
St. Mary’s Church
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June 29, 2018
My Loving Husband
A Month has gone by..But not a day,hour,minute has gone by that your have not been in my heart filled with the most loving,precious memories.For now I hold them close.As for I will be able to hold you once again when we get to continue our journey together.

Your Forever Loving Wife
Jean Waters
June 7, 2018
My heart hurts for you and those who knew and loved you Mike. I will miss you and your smile and loyal friendship.
Your friend, Kathie Hopkins
Kathleen Hopkins
June 6, 2018
You will be forever missed, your smile, laugh, & those baby blues.. We love you Uncle Michael! XO
Renae & John Picchi
June 6, 2018
So sorry to hear of Mikes passing. Deepest sympathy to the family and God Bless. May he Rest In Peace.
AnnMarie Madiraca
June 6, 2018
Mike had a way of making everyone feel like they were special and a "part of the crowd" whether it be at a backyard B-Day party for a one-year old or the grandstands at a little league game. Please accept our deepest condolences to Mike's family during this difficult time.
Nick, Vince, Ben, and AWP
June 5, 2018
"God is hugging you now , you were a Great Man, fun classmate, dear friend . You always hold a place in my heart and I will remember your smile and your kindness. I always have space for angels to dance in my heart and now you are one of them." My deepest sympathy to the family.
Kim Franco
June 5, 2018
I am so sorry to hear of Hopper passing. I have known him since we were teenagers . I will always remember our crazy times then and when we worked at Pathmark together. Jean Marie you and your family are in my prayers . RIP Michael
Sissy Rowan
June 5, 2018
Greatest man Ive ever known. Kindest heart, most loving person. Always did for others while putting himself last. Will be missed by man, prayers to the family.
June 5, 2018
The Camden Fire Department would like to send our condolences to the Waters family for the untimely passing of Mike. May God comfort you during this loss of your loved one.
Camden Fire Department
June 4, 2018
I am so very sorry to hear about Michael with Deepest Sympathy
Thomas Minchin
June 4, 2018
Im really sorry to hear of Mike's passing. He seemed like a really good guy. May he RIP and his family feel strength in their cherished memories.
Jim Curry
June 4, 2018
Love you Hop.
Arlene Cella
June 4, 2018
Thank you for everything youve done. It was a honor to have met you. Thank you for helping create the most beautiful woman in the world. Your daughter Kelly. My girlfriend. I will not let you down. You will always be her number one man. If I could be half the man you were... Id be honored.
Joseph Gearity
June 4, 2018
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
June 4, 2018
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. I'm so sorry for your loss.
Mary Torres
June 3, 2018
Thoughts and Prayers for the family of Michael at this time of sorrow. GOD BE WITH YOU.
Jerry Sarnese
June 3, 2018
Our family extends sincere condolences to your family. We pray that Mikes spirit will live on and that God will comfort you and give you peace.
Michele Turner-Wood
June 3, 2018
May You RIP Mike...
Joe Anyzek
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