Sgt George William Hopkins

Sgt George William Hopkins

Birth
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 22 Aug 1971 (aged 60)
Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 115997992 · View Source
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GEORGE W. HOPKINS Of 5033 Oak Ave., died unexpectedly at his home at 11 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 22, 1971, following a heart at-tack. He was born in Puzzietown on March 21, 1910, a son of George T. and Cecelia (Himes) Hopkins. Surviving are three children, Staff Sgt. William G. and Sgt. Patrick J. in the Army at Ft. Knox, Ky., and Sgt. Michael B., Army, in Oakdale, Pittsburgh; seven grandchildren, and four sisters and brothers, Mrs. Rose Martin of Juniata, Mrs. Jean Walter, Altoona, Charles Engle of Whiting, Ind., and Robert H. of Cape May, N.J. Mr. Hopkins was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church. He was a veteran of WW II, serving as a master sergeant in the 80th Division, Army, in the European Theater. He held a Purple Heart with an oak leaf cluster and was a member of the Juniata VFW, Catholic War Veterans and Duncansville VFW. Mr. Hopkins was employed by the Penn Central Railroad as a derrick operator at the Hollidaysburg reclamation shops. Friends will be received in the Mauk & Yates Funeral Home, Juniata, from 4 to 10 p.m. tomorrow and from noon to 2pm.
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  • Created by: Michael David Hopkins
  • Added: 24 Aug 2013
  • Find a Grave Memorial 115997992
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sgt George William Hopkins (21 Mar 1911–22 Aug 1971), Find a Grave Memorial no. 115997992, citing Calvary Cemetery, Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Michael David Hopkins (contributor 48212112) .