William F. Hopkins, Sr.
William F. Hopkins, Sr., 87, of Bethel, died July 22, 2013 at the Hospice House in Auburn.
He was born in Cambridge, Mass. on June 25, 1926.
He grew up Belmont, Mass. He served in the U.S. Navy Air Corps during World War II and in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers during the Korean Conflict.
He graduated from Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.
He married Alice Gallagher of Cambridge on Oct. 12, 1957 and they lived for many years in Cambridge and Lexington.
He worked as an underwriter for New England Mutual Life Insurance Co. from 1955 to 1987. He and his wife moved to Bethel in 2003.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, his son, William F. Hopkins, Jr. of Bethel, two grandchildren Gina and Lianne Hopkins of Townsend, Mass.
A Mass in his memory will be celebrated Saturday, July 27 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady of the Snows in Bethel.
A committal service will take place this fall at the Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Augusta.