Philip Hooper  September 15 1924  October 23 2022

Philip Hooper September 15 1924 October 23 2022

September 15 1924 October 23 2022
Philip Hooper, 98 of Estero, FL passed away Sunday, October 23, 2022. Formerly of Michigan, he had been a resident of Niceville, FL from 1989 – 2020 before relocating to Estero. Phil was born September 15, 1924 in Saginaw, MI a son of the late Thomas J. and Eula M. (Castle) Hooper. Mr. Hooper was a World War II Veteran, serving in the 101st Airborne Division of the United States Army. As a paratrooper he stormed the beaches of Normandy on D-Day and was a Purple Heart Recipient at the Battle of the Bulge. He was the owner of Hooper’s Carpet and Furniture in Gaylord, MI. While in Niceville, Phil was a resident of Blue Water Bay, served as President of the Kiwanis Club of Niceville-Valparaiso as well as the Northwest Florida Symphony Guild and helped with the renovation of the YMCA. He enjoyed traveling as well as giving back to his community. Survivors include his children, Diana (Patrick) Finerty of Estero, FL, Philip “Jack” (Andrea) Hooper of Bothell, WA, and Janet Olson of Howell, MI, grandchildren, Tim, Brian, Cheryl, Eric, Christine, Derek and Melissa; and great grandchildren, Caitlin, Carly, C.J., Nicholas, Quinn, Logan, Elliott, Odin, Karson, Madyson, Karter and Danny. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Helen Hooper in 2017; brother, Jack Hooper; and son-in-law Larry Olson. Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions in Philip’s name may be made to the National Autism Association, One Park Avenue, Suite 1, Portsmouth, RI 02871. Online condolences may be offered by visiting Arrangements are being handled by Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home, Family Owned Since 1978.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Philip Hooper September 15 1924 October 23 2022.

Shikany’s Bonita Funeral Home

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death notice Philip Hooper September 15 1924 October 23 2022

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