The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


June 20, 2014

Walter M. Bopp

MINERAL POINT — BOPP – Walter M., 80, Mineral Point, went to be with his Lord Jesus Christ June 20, 2014, at South Fork Welcome Home. Born May 29, 1934, in Mineral Point, son of Leo and Clara (Meier) Bopp. Preceded in death by parents; wife, Margaret M. “Honis” (Holdsworth) Bopp, who died Jan. 31, 2011; grandson, Josh Golden; brothers, Ed and Frank; and sisters, Bertha Potter, Delores Bopp, Frances Guiliano, Cecelia A. Freeman and Mary Russo. Survived by children, Mary E., wife of Stanley “Stush” Golden, Summerhill; Walter M. Jr., married to Kimberly Spaid, Louisa, Va.; James E., married to Tracey Fox, Mineral Point; Susan A., Mineral Point; and Tina M., wife of Faron Primel, Johnstown; grandchildren, Dr. Stanley Golden, Luke, Jeremy, Adrienne, Mallory, Kayla, James, Brandon, Katie, Chelsea and Alyssa; great-grandchildren, Aspen, Austin, Alexis, Brianna, Quinton, Christopher, Devin, Kaleigh, Elisha, Ashton, Mia, Owen, Gwendolyn, Joel, Lizzie and Alex; brother, Leo Bopp, Mineral Point; sisters, Pearl Quashine, Mineral Point; Dorothy Gabany, South Fork; and Clara Fleck, Fifficktown; numerous nieces and nephews; dear friends, Robyn Mennecke, Nathan and Tammy Haskins, and children, Skylar, N’evaeh, Gavin and Gianna; and numerous other beloved family and friends. Walter retired from Bethlehem Steel Corp., where he worked as a welder for many years. He was a talented musician who enjoyed singing and playing guitar. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 9 p.m. Sunday at Charles O. Dimond Funeral Home Inc., South Fork, where vigil for the deceased will be held Sunday evening. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday at Most Holy Trinity Catholic Church by Father Robert P. Reese. Committal of Urn will be held at South Fork Cemetery at a later date. (

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