Rowland C. Hoopes

Aug 5 1939
Nov 11 2020
81 Years
Thorndale, Pennsylvania

Rowland C. Hoopes, 81, of Thorndale, passed away on November 11, 2020, at his home, surrounded by his family.  He was the husband of Sara P. Hoopes with whom he shared 57 years of marriage.  

Born in Coatesville, he was the son of the late Cora E. Shank and Rowland C. Hoopes, Sr.  He was a 1958 graduate of Octorara High School.  

Rowland served honorably in the US Army and he was a member of The American Legion, The VFW, and VFW Honor Guard.  Rowland died on Veteran's Day, a day that he usually spent honoring his fellow members of the US Armed Forces.

He enjoyed working at ACME Markets for 43 years.  

Rowland was a member of Brandywine - Goddard Lodge #383 F.&A.M and The Loyal Order of Moose.  He enjoyed NASCAR, Coors Light, medium-rare steaks, and his mountain camp near State College.  

Rowland is survived, in addition to his wife, by his daughter, Tina M. Goodine, wife of Dorian; his wonderful grandson, Paul W. Goodine; and his brother, Randy C. Hoopes.  

A Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, November 18th at 11 AM at Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, followed by interment in Upper Octorara Cemetery of Parkesburg.  Family and friends are invited to the visitation at the Funeral Home from 9:30 AM until 11 AM.  

Online condolences can be posted at

Service Date: 
Nov 18 2020 - 11:00am
Service Location: 
Wilde Funeral Home, 434 Main St., Parkesburg, PA 19365



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I'm sad to hear of Rolands passing He was one of my most Loyal customer , Prayer to Rolands Family

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My condolences go to Rowland's family. I always enjoyed talking to him. I'm sure he's flying high in heaven and talking Acme stuff with my mom, Shirley. Rest in Peace Rowland!

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Sara and Tina we are sorry to hear of your loss. Sending our love and prayers,Denny and Nan.

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We are so sorry for your loss to all of Rowland's family especially you Sara. He was a sweethart and always made me laugh. Sending hugs and prayers to all of you at this difficult time.

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Sara, so sad to hear about Rolands passing. My prayers go out to you, be strong, and God will help you through this trying time. Love and miss my favorite girl at Giant! Debbie

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May God give you comfort and peace as your grieve the loss of Rowland. Love and Prayers. 
                         Linda Horst and Russell Hoopes Family

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