HOOPER, John "Jack" Edward

(Lifelong member of Calvary Baptist Church, 42 year employee of General Motors)

Peacefully at Extendicare Oshawa with his wife by his side on Sunday, June 10, 2018 in his 86th year Jack went to be with his Lord and Saviour.  Beloved husband of Joan née Barr for 63 years.  Loving, faithful father of Brian (Lori), David (Marlene) and predeceased by Beverly.  Devoted brother-in-law of Frances Barr. Treasured grandpa of Amanda (Wade), Joshua, Taylor, Caleb and great-grandpa of Georgia.  Cherished brother of Margaret, Dianne, Larry (Sharon), Gayle (Wayne), Shirley, Lillian and Tom (Zabia).  Predeceased by Doug, Barbara (Ken), Ruth (Ray), Cater and Robert and brother-in-law of Violet and Heather.  Jack will be sadly missed by Laurie, Christina and Matthew Baker, as well as many extended family friends.  Relatives and friends are invited to attend The 301 Campus (of Calvary Church), 301 Rossland Road East, Oshawa, on Thursday, June 14, 2018 from 12:00 p.m. until the time of the funeral service at 1:00 p.m.  Interment at Thornton Cemetery, 1200 Thornton Rd. N., Oshawa.  In lieu of flowers donations to Yonge Street Mission, Calvary Baptist Church or Camp Cherith Ontario would be appreciated and can be made through McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558).  Online condolences may be shared at makfuneralhome.com.




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  • Jun 12, 2018

    Donald & Giselle Westlake
    Joan and family,so sorry to hear of the passing of Jack many fond memories of jack from brigade camping trips,driving us to the sportsman show ,driving us on the camping trips,we will have these memories for ever.We will be praying for you on Thursday.
                 Don & Giselle Westlake
  • Jun 13, 2018

    Nina Dickinson
    Dear Joan and Family,
    Winston and I were saddened to learn of Jack's passing.  You and your family have been and will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers.
    Winston & Nina
  • Jun 13, 2018

    Dave & Joan Westlake
    Hi Joan. You and the family are in our prayers at this time. Both Joan and I have many fond memories of Jack up at Camp Cherith. I will always remember Jack and his work with Stockades, Battalion and his commitment to the Sunday School bus ministry at Calvary. 
  • Jun 13, 2018

    Monica Lewis
    Dear Mrs. Hooper, Brian, David and family,
    How saddened we are to hear about Mr. Hooper. Your dear husband and father will always be remembered by the Lewis family.  
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you all. 
    Sincerely yours, 
    Monica Lewis aka "Money bags" 
  • Jun 14, 2018

    Deborah Ciccone
    Dear Lady Joan,  I was saddened to hear about Mr. Jack aka Bev's dad to me.  To this day I still see her at her desk or walking through the daycare looking for me.
    It has been my privilege to come and meet with you and pick up the Christmas toys that the Battalion and the church collected for us. Mr. Jack making sure that I knew the route back and that I drove back safely to Toronto. 
    My heart always holds a special place for the Hooper family who has always opened there home and their heart to us.
    With lots of Love and Respect,
  • Jun 14, 2018

    Patsy and Paul Maxwell
    Dear Joan, Brian and David
    I'm so sorry to hear of Jack's passing
  • Jun 15, 2018

    Ryerson and Susan Christie
    Dear Joan, Bryan and David
    Ryerson and I  are so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. I am sure you all will miss him beyond anything that I can possibly imagine. We will miss Jack for the funny little incidents over the years whenever we had a chance to get together.Joan, you made the very best biscuits!Jack was kind and thoughtful, always ready to lend a helping hand wherever he could and, most importantly,  willing to pass along his faith - what he believed, why he believed and how to have beliefs like his. Many people, over the years, learned a lot about how to be a Christian by watching and listening to you and Jack. We don't get home often,but we will miss Jack when we are there. May God comfort and keep you all as you deal with your loss and may you always remember all the goodness and kindness that was Jack.
    Hugs from us to you all!
    Ryerson and Susan
  • Jun 20, 2018

    LInda & Gerard Mckinnon
    Brian & Lori:
    We just heard that your father passed away,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time.
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