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Francis O. Hopkins
  • Rotterdam Boys and Girls Club
    721 Curry Road
    Schenectady, NY 12306

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“Hi gentlemen, all three of you, I'm sorry about your dad, what a great man, and great memories. we sure had a great childhood, very decent parents,...Read More »
1 of 5 | Posted by: joe sapone jr - myrtle beach, SC

“I loved this man and his family. They were a big part of my childhood. Jeanne & Hoppy were part of the neighborhood family. I loved growing in a...Read More »
2 of 5 | Posted by: Mila Maura Hover - Issaquah, WA

“Bill,Bob Sorry to hear of your Dad's passing,I enjoyed being in his company. ”
3 of 5 | Posted by: Mike - Corning, NY

“I'm really going to miss that smiling face that Fran always had. A great person who really cared for his fellow man. One more of the "great...Read More »
4 of 5 | Posted by: David Rey - Schenectady, NY

“So sorry of your Dad's passing, he will be missed at all your games and by your family. ”
5 of 5 | Posted by: Fran Linder - Corning, NY

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Francis O Hopkins 95 died Sunday November 30th at his son's home in Horseheads, NY surrounded by family. Born in Prince Edward Island, Canada, Fran was the son of the late Cortland and Catherine (England) Hopkins. A graduate of Mont Pleasant High School and Navy veteran of WWII, Fran worked as a manufacturing engineer for the General Electric Company for over 43 years before his retirement. Francis was a graduate of the GE Electric Apprentice Course and the GE Manufacturing Management Course. An avid golfer and bowler, he was a self employed photographer, former President of the Rotterdam Little League and Rotterdam Babe Ruth, a member of the Rotterdam Elks, GE Apprentice Alumni and a member of the Board of the Rotterdam Boys and Girls Club, where he was a former swim instructor and volunteer. Fran was also a member of St Paul's Episcopal Church, the Schenectady Masonic lodge #1174 and the Rotterdam Senior Citizens. Predeceased in 2007 by his beloved wife Jeanne (Button) Hopkins who he married June 22, 1947, he was also preceded in death by his 3 brothers, James Edward and Cortland Hopkins. Francis is survived by his 3 boys, William F. Hopkins (Margaret) of Horseheads, Robert J Hopkins of Rivervale, NJ and Douglas H. Hopkins (Patricia) of Rotterdam, his sister, Vivian Hopkins of Schenectady, his 5 grandchildren, James, Christopher, Jeffrey, Megan and Michael, his great grandchild Parker and many nieces and nephews. A visitation will be held on Friday December 5th 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8 pm at Bond Funeral Home, Broadway & Guilderland Ave, Schenectady, NY. Funeral services will be held on Saturday December 6th at 10:30 am at St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Fairview Avenue, Schenectady, NY 12306. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Interment in Evergreen memorial Park, Colonie, NY. Contributions may be made in Fran's memory to the Rotterdam Boys and Girls Club, Curry Road, Schenectady, NY 12306.