The Cape Breton Highlanders
Hibbert George Hooper

Hibbert George Hooper
94, Donkin

Hibbert George Hooper, passed away peacefully Oct. 24, 2007, at South Street Hospital. Born in Donkin, he was the son of Henry Louis and Mabel (Howie) Hooper.

He touched the hearts of anyone who knew him especially his family and his grandchildren, whom he loved dearly.

Hibbert was employed with Devco, before retirement and was also a member of the Cape Breton Highlanders, during the Second World War.

He led an active, positive and productive life, until a recent illness and was a resident of Taigh Na Mara the past five years.

Hibbert will be missed by his three sons, Warren (Jane Lynne), Brian (Joyce Ann) and Wendel (Belva); grandchildren, Cheryl, Bobby, Krista, Amanda, Andrea, Sarah and Michael; as well as two great-grandchildren, Brayden and Ann Marie.

He was predeceased by his wife, Mary Jane (Marie Favaro) in May 1992, as well as two brothers, Charlie and Doug.

He will be remembered for his love of life and has set a fine example of values to his family and grandchildren, whom they called ‘Poppy’.