Tuesday, April 15, 2008
Cousin Freddie is Dead
Freddie, the man who lives in New Jersey and helped my family find me when I was lost has died. I am sad today because I know he really liked me, the Ram man. Rest in peace Freddie. I will miss you. ALFRED F. HOPKINS, 68 U.S. Army veteran Alfred F. Hopkins, 68, of Vineland passed away after an extended illness Sunday, April 6, 2008, at home. Alfred was born and raised in Malaga to the late Harry and Margaret (Richman) Hopkins, and had lived in Vineland since 1964. He was a U.S. Army veteran, who served in Korea in the military police. Prior to retirement, Alfred was a mechanical engineer for Dupont Co. in Deepwater. He enjoyed puzzles, gardening, taking care of his yard, his train collection and especially sharing time with his family. Survivors include his wife of 43 years, JoAnn L. (Falasca) Hopkins of Vineland; his only daughter, Nicole M. Hopkins of Philadelphia; brother, Harry Hopkins of Pitman; and two sisters, Dorothy Hopkins of Vineland, and Ada Mander of Mays Landing. Memorial services for Alfred will be held at 12:30 p.m. Friday from Wainwright-Bernhardt Funeral Home, 1024 E. Landis Ave., Vineland, with the Rev. Donald Knott officiating. Visitation hours start at 11 a.m. from the funeral home. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the SPCA,1244 N. Delsea Drive, Vineland, NJ 08360. Written condolences may be e-mailed to the family at nicky firstname.lastname@example.org. Arrangements were entrusted to Wainwright-Bernhardt Funeral Home in Vineland.