JEFFERSON - Albert Edward Hopcraft, Sr., 86, passed away on Tuesday, July 24, 2012.
He was born in Mansfield, Mass., and was retired after 30 years of service in the United States Marine Corps. He held the rank of Senior Master Sergeant and served in World War II, the Korean War and two tours in Vietnam.
Survivors include his wife of 65 years, Catherine O'Steen Hopcraft, Jefferson; daughter Linda Hopcraft Vaughan (Martin), Richmond, Va.; son, Ed Hopcraft Jr. (Rebecca Wright), White Plains; grandchildren, Chad E. (Jenny) Hopcraft, David W. (Adelyn) Hopcraft, and Casey Hopcraft; great-grandchildren, Chloe, Maggy, Jessie, Dani Hopcraft; and a brother, Calvin Hopcraft, Oklahoma.
A graveside service will be held on Saturday, July 28, at 10 a.m. in the Evans Memory Gardens in Jefferson.
Evans Funeral Home, Jefferson, is in charge of arrangements.