Obituary for Richard Martin Hooker Jr.
Richard Martin Hooker, Jr., 86, of Simsbury, beloved husband of the late Caroline (Brown) Hooker, died on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at Meadowbrook of Granby. He was born December 7, 1931, son of the late Richard Martin Hooker, Sr. and Helen (Ingalls) Hooker. Dick, as he was known by all, was a Fire Protection Engineer for James C. Haberman Insurance Agency for many years. He was a member of Sigma Alpha Epsilon (SAE) Fraternity for over 60 years, advisor to the Massachusetts Delta Chapter SAE for over 40 years, and received numerous national and chapter awards and recognitions, including the Distinguished Service Award (DSA), SAE’s highest honor.
Richard is survived by his daughter, Caroline (Ingalls Hooker) Berman and her husband Michael of Simsbury, CT; two grandchildren, Erica Berman Svatek and Christopher Berman and four great grandchildren, Eli, Jack, Mila and Ava. He was predeceased by a son, Thomas Rockwell Hooker.
There are no calling hours. Burial will be held at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Dick’s memory may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice. The Vincent Funeral Home of Simsbury has care of the arrangements. Please visit Dick’s Book of Memories at, www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online condolences.