Lawrence R. Hopper
Lawrence R. Hopper, Jr., of Guys Mills, passed away, Friday, October 18, 2019 at his residence. He was born on September 22, 1939 in Pittsburgh a son of Lawrence R. Hopper, Sr. and Elizabeth Gangware Hopper. He married Dorothy R. Williams on May 29, 1959. She preceded him in death on November 12, 2002.
He was a 1957 graduate of Mars High School and attended West Virginia University.
Lawrence was employed with Peoples Natural Gas in Gibsonia and retired after 47 years as a Pipeline Corrosion Expert.
He was a member of all the local fire stations and was an avid hunter and fisherman.
Lawrence is survived by his son, Lawrence "Larry" R. Hopper III and his wife Penni and their granddaughter, Mariah Branch of Guys Mills; two daughters, Betty Szulkowski and her husband Mike of Butler and Doris Evanoff of Pittsburgh; grandchildren, Lawrence R. Hopper IV, Scott Hopper, Samantha Mensinger, Gina Kennedy; Page Szulkowski, Morgan Szulkowski, Michael Szulkowski, Sean Neal, Kate Neal, Amy Simmons, and Emily Shaffer; numerous great grandchildren; and a sister, Helen Marie Carr of Gibsonia.
In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents.
Services will be private and held at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made in Lawrence's memory to the American Cancer Society, 2115 W. 38th Street, Erie, PA 16508 (www.cancer.org).
Please take a moment to share a memory or condolence with the family on Lawrence's Book of Memories online at www.warrenfh.com
Arrangements are in the care of Ryan M. Warren Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., 544 Chestnut Street, Meadville.
Published on October 20, 2019

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Karen Wilson
Oct 22, 2019
So sorry to hear of Larrys passing. May God be with his family at this sad time.
Cousin Nancy Hamilton
Oct 21, 2019
Cousin Larry, when you see the rest of our family in heaven...please tell them we still miss them, think of them often and love them forever. You will not be forgotten. RIP
William Hopper Jr
Oct 21, 2019
I am sorry to learn of Larry's passing. I have fond memories of visitations to the home of his parents and seeing Larry, as well as a couple visits when we went fishing. My condolences to his family. He was a good cousin and a great person.
Aunt Marie
Oct 21, 2019
So sorry. For your loss I know you will miss him,he. Suffered so long and now is at rest with his family.
MARY ELLEN STALEY GRAFTON
Oct 21, 2019
LARRY WAS A CLASSMATE OF MINE AT MARS HIGH SCHOOL. I WAS SO SAD TO SEE THE NOTICE OF HIS RECENT PASSING. MY DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY AND MY PRAYERS FOR YOUR COMFORT AND PEACE. MARY ELLEN GRAFTON