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Elizabeth G. Hopkinson

Elizabeth G. Hopkinson, of Naples, Fla., formerly of Hayesville, beloved daughter of Nanci P. Remmey, passed away on Sept. 27, 2018 following a brief illness. She was 51.

Liz was born in Abington, Pa. and grew up in Rydal, Pa. She graduated from Germantown Academy in 1985 and attended Stetson University and The University of Central Florida, from which she graduated in 1989 with a bachelor’s degree in Spanish and education. She was a graduate of the Montgomery County Police Academy in Pennsylvania. 

Liz loved animals, reading, taking courses, the beach, sunsets and New York City, which she visited often. 

She was an active member of Civitan International and a volunteer at For the Love of Cats, a cat shelter on Marco Island, Fla.

She is survived by her mother, Nanci P. Remmey, her stepfather, Frank W. Remmey; step-siblings Martin (Valerie), Dave (Lisa) and Mary (Dave). 

Also surviving are her step-siblings’ children, Brittany, Kenton, Brendan and Remmey, her father, John Hopkinson, and her brother, John. 

Memorial services were held in Naples, Fla. for family and her close friends who came from Pennsylvania, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida to celebrate her life.

Contributions in her memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. 

Clay County Progress

Mailing Address: PO Box 483, Hayesville, NC 28904
Physical Address: 43 Main Street, Hayesville, NC 28904
Phone: 828-389-8431
Fax: 828-389-9997