Ruth H. Hopkins


Ruth H. Hopkins, 93 of Bennington, passed away while under the care of her children on June 16, 2020.

She was born on Sept. 9, 1926, in Buffalo, to the late Frank (Marie Nowak) Forkl. Ruth is preceded in death by her beloved husband of 72 years, Warner E. Hopkins (2019); siblings, Mary Hastreiter, Pauline Forkl, Frank Forkl, Francis (Viola) Yueckstock, Betty Heissenberger, Norman Forkl and Dorothy Weiner; sons-in-law, John Warner and Paul Hendel.

Ruth was a housewife and dairy farmer for over 50 years with her husband.

She is survived by her children, Judi (Don) Best, Doris Warner, Gary (Lynne) Hopkins, Donna (Jim) Zevola, Diane Hendel and Joan (Paul) Kulczyk; sister-in-law, Helen Hopkins and brother-in-law, Rob Roy Griffith; 13 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren, along with many nieces and nephews.

A private Graveside Service will be held for the immediate family. She will be laid to rest in Forest Hill Cemetery, Attica.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Bennington Volunteer Fire Company Rescue Squad, 1353 Rte. 354, Attica, NY 14011 or to a charity of the donor’s choice. For more information please call (585) 591-1212 or to leave a message of condolence visit Arrangements completed by Marley Funeral Home, LLC. 135 Main Street, Attica, NY 14011.

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