Kenneth G. Hopkins, age 73 years, of Raritan Township

Obituary for Kenneth G. Hopkins

Kenneth G. Hopkins, age 73 years, of Raritan Township, NJ, died Tuesday, September 5, 2017, at the Hunterdon Medical Center, Raritan Township, NJ

Born in Ashland, PA., September 8, 1943, son of the late Kenneth C. and Susan Zurko Hopkins, he had formerly resided in Bound Brook, NJ and had resided in the Flemington area since 1977.

Ken was formerly employed by Johns-Manville Corp; then was a warehouseman for Mack Trucks and later for Pathmark Stores until retiring.

Ken was a member and of Deacon of the Flemington Presbyterian Church; member of Darcy Lodge #37, F&AM of Flemington, NJ; the Croton Rod & Gun Club; and was also a member of the Hunterdon County Board of Elections.

He also served in the United States Army during the Vietnam Era.

Surviving are his wife of forty-six years, Cecelia Bonacci Hopkins; two sons and daughters-in-law, Robert and Shelly Hopkins of Middletown, DE. and Kenneth M. and Alicia Hopkins of Flemington, NJ; a brother and sister-in-law, Robert and Eileen Hopkins of Shenandoah, PA.; and six grandchildren, Isabella, Brooklynn, Jackson, Paige, Emma and Mackenzie.

Funeral services will be held Saturday, September 16, 2017, at 11:00 AM in the Flemington Presbyterian Church, Main Street, Flemington, NJ. Interment will be private. Calling hours will be Friday, September 15, 2017, 2:00-4:00 PM and 7:00-9:00 PM at Holcombe-Fisher Funeral Home, 147 Main Street, Flemington, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, 1317 King Street, Alexandria, VA. 22314 or Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, 1275 York Avenue, New York, NY 10065.

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