Sally T. (Tolman) Hopkins

Sally T. (Tolman) Hopkins, 87, of Rochester, died January 3, 2020 at home.  She was the wife of John A. Hopkins and the daughter of the late Everett Deacon and Ora (Farnham) Tolman.

            She was born in New London, CT and lived in Westwood and then in Marion for many years before moving to Rochester in 1996.   She graduated from Westwood High School.

            Mrs. Hopkins worked as a Librarian at the Elizabeth Taber Library in Marion for 17 years before retiring. 

            She was an avid gardener and talented knitter, sewer and cook.

            Survivors include her husband of 69 years, John A. Hopkins of Rochester; 3 daughters, Laura Hopkins of Arlington, Julie Hopkins of South Portland, ME and Patricia Guilday of Walpole; a son, John A. Hopkins, Jr. of York, ME; a sister, Shirley Hamblen of Lexington; 4 grandchildren, Lauren, Lisa, Katherine and Jennifer; a great granddaughter, Julie.

            Her services are being held privately.  Arrangements are by the Chapman, Cole & Gleason Funeral Home, 2599 Cranberry Hwy., Wareham. For more info and online guestbook, visit:

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