June Rose Hopkins, 91, of Charleroi, passed away on Sunday, October 28, 2018, in the Monongahela Valley Hospital. She was born June 23, 1927, in Monessen Pa., daughter of the late George and Hattie McCallister Shrader.
June was retired from the Charleroi Area School, having worked as a teacher’s aide for 35 years. She totally enjoyed her time at school with the teachers and the children, refusing to retire until the age of 83. She touched many lives in her 35 years. She was a 1945 graduate of Monessen High School and planned her class reunions for 50 years.
June was very active in many organizations for years and enjoyed them all thoroughly. She was a member of the Charleroi Athene Club, the Charleroi Charthene Club, the Monessen Chapter 205 of the Order of Eastern Star, an honorary life member of Pennsylvania Congress of Parents and Teachers (PTA), the International Order of the Rainbow Girls, Fifth Degree Member of the Order of Patrons of Husbandry, the Morning Star Grange No. 1271 and Charleroi Recreation Board. She was also a member of the Monongahela Valley Hospital Auxiliary, having worked there a as volunteer for over 20 years. June was also a member of the John K. Tener Library, working as volunteer as well as the football concession stand for many years.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter W. Hopkins and her son, William (Bill) Hopkins, Brothers Cliff Shrader, Claude Shrader, George (Hoss) Shrader, Don Shrader and Dwayne Shrader and Sisters Eleanor Oliver and Betty Vlanich.
June is survived by sons Walter (Adele) Hopkins and Larry (Patty) Hopkins, a daughter Nancy (Sheldon) Shultz and daughter-in-law, Andrea Hopkins. Also surviving are 7 grandchildren: William (Karen) Shultz, Tricia (Charles) Humphreys, Kristin Calcek, Shelia (Joe) Panigall, Leanna (Derek) Spada, Ryan (Elaine) Hopkins and Erin (Chris) Scanlon; 16 great-grandchildren Sam, Alex, Sydney and Mackenzie Humphreys; Ross and Raegan Calcek; Nate Shultz; Gianna and Landon Panigall; Jack, Will and Ellie Scanlon; Gino and Vito Spada, Eliot and Liora Hopkins and her Chihuahua, Lily.
Friends will be received Tuesday, October 30th from 6 to 8 pm and Wednesday, October 31st from 2 to 5 pm and 7 to 9 pm in the Schrock-Hogan Funeral Home & Cremation Services, Inc., 226 Fallowfield Ave., Charleroi. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, November 1st at 10 am in the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Belle Vernon Cemetery. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.schrock-hogan.com