Margaret J. (Driscoll) Hopkins

August 24, 1939 – February 3, 2018

Margaret J. (Driscoll) Hopkins, 78, passed away on February 3, 2018 in Indianapolis. Margaret was born on August 24, 1939 to the late John and Sarah Driscoll in Newfoundland, Canada.

Margaret adored playing the piano. Her family loved listening to her play. She enjoyed knitting and assembled many beautiful items for her family and loved ones. Margaret looked forward to being outdoors to work in her garden and watch the wildlife, especially the rabbits play in her yard. Margaret never missed a garage sale because she never knew what she would find or miss. Margaret’s most valuable hobby was spending time with her family and friends. Margaret was a member of Radiant Life Christian Church.

Margaret met her late husband, Gerald “Gabby” Hopkins in Canada. They both moved to Indiana where they were married and started their family of three children. Gerald Hopkins preceded her in death in 2013. Margaret is survived by her children; Rick (Sue) Shaw of Canada, John (Denise) Hopkins of Sheridan and June Simms and her boyfriend Dickie of Sheridan; five loving grandchildren; David (Aja) Hopkins, CJ (Jordan) Hopkins, Zachery Hopkins, Stephanie and Bill Shaw. Margaret was a proud great grandmother to Leo, Indiana Elizabeth and Memphis Aubrey Dean. Also preceding Margaret in death is her granddaughter Sarah in 1988.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Thursday, February 8, 2018 at Fisher Family Funeral Services, 508 E. 6th St., Sheridan, IN 46069. Family and friends are invited to gather from 11 a.m. till time of services. Rev. George Cooper will be officiating Margaret’s service. Burial will follow at Crown View Cemetery in Sheridan. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to the American Diabetes Association, 8604 Allisonville Road, Suite 140, Indianapolis, IN 46250.

Online condolences may be made at Fisher Family Funeral Services is honored to serve the Hopkins family.



Calling: 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Feb. 8

Service: 1 p.m. Feb. 8

Location: Fisher Family Funeral Services


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