Andrew F. Hopper
- January 11, 1932 - March 16, 2012
- Warwick, New York
of Andrew's Passing
- In lieu of flowers a donation to the Warwick Humane Society 48 Public Works Road, Warwick, New York 10990
Warwick Humane society
48 Public Works Rd.
Warwick, NY 10990
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“Will and I will always have fond memories of seeing Andy lounging happily on the porch at the summer cottage in Ocean City. We will certainly miss...Read More »
1 of 14 | Posted by: Tracy Lambros and Will Backstrom
It's been a long time and I often wondered how you and Andy and your children were doing....I am so sorry for your loss, Andy was my...Read More »
2 of 14 | Posted by: Lynn De Rose Fusco - Hoboken, NJ
“so sorry for your lost, i was Mr. Hopper's secretary at Keeley school, what a great man to work for. nanette nardello, palm harbor, florida
3 of 14 | Posted by: nanette nardello - FL
“Dear Betty & Family, Sending all our love to you . Knowing Andy was our blessing . love bean
4 of 14 | Posted by: lorine (bean) ,steve& stephen besso - NJ
“Dear Betty and Family,
My deepest sympathy to you and the family. I will remember Andy in my prayers along with all my dear departed friends...Read More »
5 of 14 | Posted by: Jo Stys - The Villages, FL
“Dear Betty and Family,
The funeral this morning was such a beautiful celebration of Andy's life.
Such a magnificent man and so well loved.
You are...Read More »
6 of 14 | Posted by: Karen Raymond - Warwick, NY
“I am honored to have known such a man. The Hopper family is a genuine, loving family and I know His memories will live within all of them. We will...Read More »
7 of 14 | Posted by: Sharlene Miller-Pizza - Warwick, NY
“Rest in peace gentle soul...
8 of 14 | Posted by: Helen & Bear - Highland Lakes, NJ
“The memories I will always keep are the times that Andy and Betty took me to the shore and the Poconos. Those were great times and I'm glad I got to...Read More »
9 of 14 | Posted by: Frank Shea - Friend
“I was blessed to have shared many happy holidays and vacations with Andy and Betty. We cruised on the Norwegian Cruise Line Gem in February 2012. ...Read More »
10 of 14 | Posted by: Marie Mansfield - Hillsdalel, NJ
“OUR FRIENDSHIP WAS IMPORTANT TO MARSHALL AND TO ME. I have lots of great memories and I am so happy to have seen Betty and Andy in Warwick in the...Read More »
11 of 14 | Posted by: Barbara Pesciotta - Seaside Park, NJ
“Winning the twist contest at the Packanack Clubhouse.
He was a great guy.
12 of 14 | Posted by: Judy Corvino - Wayne, NJ
“"Whoever Hears My Word and Believes Him Who Sent Me Has Eternal Life and Will Not Be Judged, But Has Crossed Over From Death to Life."
-Jesus, John...Read More »
13 of 14 | Posted by: Bobby and Marylou
“A true gentle man, may you, Andy, rest in the Lord's arms.
14 of 14 | Posted by: Bobby and Marylou - Toms River, NJ
Andrew F. Hopper entered into eternal rest on March 16, 2012 after an extended illness. He was 80 years old. He was born in Hoboken , NJ the son of the late Andrew and Evelyn Hopper.
He earned his Masters in Education in Seton Hall University and earned his doctorate from Columbia University . He held the position of principal at the Keely school in Hoboken , NJ . During the summer he ran a charter boat, the Sea Lady, out of Belmar , NJ .
He lived in Packanack Lake , Wayne , NJ where he ran for councilman and also served as chairman on the Board of Adjustments. He was an active member of the Democratic Party. He moved to Warwick , NY in 1998.
He is survived by his wife Betty Farcher Hopper, and three children, Andrew Hopper Jr. of Wayne , NJ , Mary Mansfield and her husband Mark of Warwick, NY, and John Hopper and his wife Aimee of Vernon, NJ. He is also survived by his six grandchildren: Andrew, Christopher, Dean, Grace, Daniel, and Vittoria .
A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at the Good Shepherd Lutheran Church , 95 Kings Hwy. Warwick NY on March 21, at 11:30 am. In lieu of flowers a donation to the Humane Society at 48 Public Works Road , Warwick , NY is preferred.