Reverend Robert K. Hooper
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Reverend Robert K. Hooper

Reverend Robert K. Hooper entered peacefully into eternal rest on Thursday, October 12, 2017.

A native of Boonton, New Jersey, Father Hooper earned a Bachelor's Degree in Philosophy and Classical Languages, as well as a Masters Degree of Divinity from The Catholic University of America, Washington DC. In addition, Fr. Hooper attended Rutgers University and passed the bar exam in 1978.

Father Hooper was ordained to the Holy Priesthood on May 2, 1970. For forty-seven years he faithfully served the People of God at Pope Paul VI High School, Clifton, New Jersey; Saint Clare Church, Clifton; Saint Paul Church, Clifton; and Saint Therese Church, Succasunna, New Jersey.

He is predeceased by his parents, Robert and Margaret.

Visitation for Father Hooper will be held at Saint Therese Roman Catholic Church, 151 Main Street, Succasunna, on Monday, October 16, 2017, from 3:00-7:00pm. Evening prayer will be offered at 7:00pm, following visitation. The mass of Resurrection will occur on Tuesday, October 17, 2017, at 10:00am. Interternment will be private.

Arrangements are with Davis and Hepplewhite Funeral Home, 96 Main Street, Succasunna, New Jersey (973.584.7264). For additional information, please see

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Published in Daily Record on Oct. 14, 2017.
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October 17, 2017
Diane Delcore-Vargo
October 16, 2017
Thank you for the memories of you at Paul VI and for helping my family and especially my brothers family. Thank you for always for being there. Say hi to Jeremy for me and may you rest in peace and may perpetual light shine upon you.
October 16, 2017
I had him for Theology in High School. He was a very nice man!!
Diana Occhiuzzi
October 15, 2017
I remember Fr. Hooper fondly, from when I was his student at Paul VI in Clifton. May he rest in peace!
Elen Orson
October 15, 2017
May his soul rest in a place of peace, where there is no pain, no grief and no sighing but life everlasting! May his memory be eternal!
Archimandrite John Azar
October 15, 2017
Father Bob, will remember you always.
Constance McManus
October 15, 2017
Such a kind, devoted and loving man and Friend! Thank you for everything Fr. Hooper and Rest In Peace! Love, Noreen
Noreen Binder
October 14, 2017
Rest in Peace. Thank you for marrying us 39 years ago today. I'll never forget what a loving person you were, how you visited my father when he was in the hospital. You remembered me after many many years.
Michele LeGrand (Jaszczult)
October 14, 2017
My dearest and most loyal friend...... I love you Bob....Rest in peace
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