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Mrs. Mabel M.  Hopkins

Mrs. Mabel M. Hopkins
  • February 28, 1917 - November 9, 2016
  • Belton, Missouri, formerly of Reading,, Massachusetts

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“Thinking of you all today. I can still see Mabel, Marie and "wee Meg" together with their proud daughters Eileen, Judy and Eileen around the lunch...Read More »
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“I LOVED MABEL, AND ALL THE HOPKINS KIDS...I REMEMBER HER CUTTING OUR HAIR, USING THE KITCHEN BOWL !!! AND SEEING HER WHEN WE WALKED TO DOTTIE VAN...Read More »
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Mabel M. Hopkins age 99, of Belton, Missouri, formerly of Reading, Massachusetts, passed away on November 9, 2016 at Foxwood Springs, Raymore, Missouri. Mabel was born February 28, 1917 in Chelsea, Massachusetts. She was the daughter of Jesse and Lena (Doucette) Perry.

On January 28, 1940, Mabel was united in marriage with Chester Hopkins Jr. Together, Mabel and Chester were blessed with five children, Chester, Robert, Judith, Sandra, and Susan. Mabel lovingly served her family as a wife, mother, and homemaker. She was also a member of St. Sabina Catholic Parish.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 45 years, Chester Hopkins, Jr.; son, Chester Hopkins III; two sisters, Eva Meuse and Margaret Dulong; three brothers, Arthur, Edward, and Wilfred Perry; son-in-law, Douglas Cheney; and granddaughter, Anne Marie Flynn. She is survived by her son, Robert Hopkins (Kathryn); daughters, Judith Cheney, Sandra Flynn (James), and Susan Schaefer (Steven); daughter-in-law, Catherine Hopkins; 13 grandchildren, Ellen (James) Karl, Michael Hopkins, Thomas Flynn, Judi Smith, Robert Hopkins, Stephen Hopkins, Karen Cheney, Kristin (Peter) Blaney, Elizabeth (Greg) Connell, Thomas Hopkins, Danielle (Alexander) Hammac, Kimberly Bryant, and John Berkebile; 2 step grandchildren, Matthew and Ethan Schaefer; 12 great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.

Funeral from the Doherty – Barile Family Funeral Home, 11 Linden St. READING Saturday, November 19th at 9am followed by a Funeral Mass Celebrating Mabel's Eternal Life in St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St. Reading at 10am. Family and friends are cordially invited to gather and share memories with the Family on Friday, November 18th from 6-8pm in the Funeral Home. Parking attendants and ramped entrance are available. Interment Forest Glade Cemetery, Wakefield.

Please consider making donations in memory of Mabel to St. Agnes Church, 186 Woburn St. Reading, MA 01867.

For more information, www.facebook.com/BarileFamilyFuneralHome