Rowan Dean Hopkin, age 86, formerly of Herminie, Pennsylvania, passed away peacefully on February 25, 2020 at the home of his daughter and son-in-law, Mary Ann and William Steiner. Rowan was born on July 20, 1933 in Export, PA to Mary Elizabeth Bullock Hopkin and Benjamin Franklin Hopkin II. He was the owner of the former R.D. Hopkin Machining and Fabrication LLC in Herminie. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his three brothers, Benjamin III, Wendell, and James Hopkin. Survivors include his wife of 68 1/2 years, Shirley Leasure Hopkin; sons Scott (Kathy) Hopkin of Ruffs Dale, PA, Craig Hopkin of Weston, WV, and Kip (Judy) Hopkin of West Newton, PA and daughters Mary Ann (William) Steiner of Rome, GA and Rowena (Roy) Shaner of New Wilmington, PA, one sister Ethel Jane Gyory of Allison Park, PA, 12 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at a later date. His final resting place will be Westmoreland Cemetery, Greensburg, PA. The family would like to express heartfelt thanks and appreciation to Nicole and Megan of Transitions Hospice and the team from Floyd Home Health Care for the excellent care and support provided.
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