Bradford E. Pope, 86, died July 29th, 2019 at home surrounded by his loving family. Bradford was born June 27, 1933, in Weymouth, MA, the son of Dwight and Mabel (Snell) Pope. In addition to his parents he is predeceased by his brother, Dwight and sister Marcia.
Brad graduated from Hingham High School, Class of 1953. Following graduation he served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Brad was a member of the former Hull VFW and chairman of their blood bank for many years. A retired Hull fire fighter he was a member of the Hull Fire Fighter’s Association and a member of the I.U.O.E. Local 4 .
Brad is survived by his loving wife of 66 years, Lucy (DeMings) Pope. In addition his two daughters, Victoria Pope Matton and her husband Larry of Hingham, Corinna Nixon and her husband Peter of Hull, four grandchildren; Kellie Nixon and her boyfriend John of Florida, Kristopher Nixon and his girlfriend Kristen of Pembroke, Brad Matton and his wife Mary of Quincy, Ashley Sampson and her husband Dan of Hanson, and the light of his life of this past year, his great granddaughter, Harper Victoria Sampson. Also to be fondly remembered are Brad’s brother-in-law and close friend, Burnet Pearce and his wife Nancy of Maryland and many nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers family has asked that donations be made in Brad’s name to the Hospice of the South Shore, 30 Reservoir Park Dr., Rockland, MA 02370.
Visiting hours will be held Friday August 2nd from 4-8pm at Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel, 21 Pond St, Hingham, MA. Funeral Services will be Saturday morning at 10am at Downing Cottage Funeral Chapel with burial to follow at the Hull Village Cemetery.