Deaths Death Notices
HOPKINS, Dona L. (Blinston)
HOPKINS - Dona L. (nee Blinston)
Age 80, of the City of Tonawanda, Friday, April 26, 2013, at her residence, while under the care of Hospice, beloved wife of 62 years of Allan B. Hopkins; mother of Kim Verrall, Debra (Randall) Shorten and Patricia (Peter) Vetter; grandmother of Aron (Wendy) Verrall, Kathleen (John) Swain, Megan (Rich) Pavetto, Nichola Vetter and Matthew Vetter; great-grandmother of Sienna Swain and Dominick Pavetto; daughter of the late Elmer and Isabelle Florence (Millard) Blinston; sister of Bruce (Donna) Blinston; also survived by several nieces and nephews. There will be no prior visitation. Friends and family are invited to attend a Memorial Service this afternoon (Saturday, April 27) at 2 PM at First Presbyterian Church, 149 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, 2805 Wehrle Dr., Ste. 6, Buffalo, NY 14221 or to First Presbyterian Church. Dona was a 1950 graduate of Tonawanda High School, a member of First Presbyterian Church and Circle II of the church, and a member of DeGraff Memorial Hospital Women's Auxiliary. Arrangements by JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., Tonawanda.