Charles A. “Mickey” Hopwood of Plymouth Meeting passed away at his residence on May 7, 2020 after a lengthy illness. He was 80 years old. Born in Philadelphia on January 18, 1940 and was the son of the late John W. and Esther (Day) Hopwood. He was a Navy veteran from 1956-1961. Four years active on the Franklin D. Roosevelt CVA-42 Aircraft Carrier commissioned to the Mediterranean Sea and ports in Europe followed by two years in the reserves. He is survived by his wife of 59 years; Judith T. (Trott) Hopwood, his children; Brooke Hopwood Sites (husband William), Kimberly Hopwood, Dane Hopwood (wife Roberta), his grandchildren; Jessica Hopwood Godio, Anthony Zonetti, and Natalie Rose Hopwood, his great grandchildren; Olivia Grace, Hannah Rose, and Charles William Godio and his sister; Esther Sergio. He worked at Arsenal Mittal steel plant in Conshohocken for 20 years. He enjoyed the hobby of breeding and showing CFA pedigreed Persians under the name of Charrewood Persians for the past 20 years. It allowed him the opportunity to travel the East Coast, striving to achieve titles of “Champion” and “Grand Championship” for his cats. It was a hobby that kept him quite busy. He enjoyed many trips to Maui to visit family. He was an avid eagles fan and enjoyed household projects, dinners out, and road trips. Charles fell in love with Judy when he was in 10th grade and, at that point, knew she was the one! Almost 60 years married, he shared many good times with Judy and the family. He enjoyed the time spent with his family and appreciated all the wonderful memories. In lieu of flowers donations in Charles’ memory may be made to the American Cancer Society www.cancer.org and click on donate.
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