April 1, 2013
John Hopton died April 1, 2013 at the home of his daughter, Cheryl. He was 91.
Born in Leslie, Scotland he lived in Carbondale, PA before moving to Kearny 68 years ago. Private cremation is being handled by the Armitage and Wiggins Funeral Home. His ashes will be buried along side his wife Elaine in Waymart, PA.
Mr. Hopton was Stationary Engineer at Essex County Community College for many years. He was a member of Operating Engineers local 68.
Husband of the late Elaine (nee Minor), he is survived by his daughters Cheryl Todd, Holly LaBrode and Denise Wiggins. Brother of Phyllis DuBoise and the late Linda Teschic, he is also survived by seven grand and eleven great grandchildren.