Elizabeth “Betty” Hooper
With broken hearts, we announce the sudden passing of our dear mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt and friend, Betty Hooper, age 74, on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital, Sydney.
Born in Grand Bank, NL, on November 14, 1943, she was the daughter of the late Lawson and Myrtle (Hodder) Mullins.
Betty was a devoted wife and mother who took great pride in caring for her family. She was happiest spending time with her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren or in her kitchen preparing meals and baking with them. She enjoyed reading, gardening and loved sewing and was a proud Sea Cadet Mom (#129 Caribou Sea Cadets) for over forty years. She was a member of St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney and a former member of the ACW.
Betty is survived by her four children, Patsy (David) Murray, Ruth (Danny) Walsh, Shawn (Bonnie) Hooper, all of North Sydney, Linda Moore, Edmonton; eight grandchildren, Holly (David), Caelin (Jesse), Nathan (Crystal), Patrick, Max, Amy, Mason, Stephen (Alicia); seven great grandchildren, Jasmine, Max, Mya, Parker, Ella, Owen, Aubrey; her companion, Ronald Robertson; son-in-law John Moore; two brothers, Edward (Hannah) Mullins, William (Muriel) Mullins; sisters, Rosena Egan, Vera (Paul) Kavanaugh, Susan Martin; sisters-in-law, Gwen, Grace (Stephen), Marjorie and Mary, brothers-in-law Nelson, Edward and Douglas, many nieces, nephews and extended family.
She was predeceased by her husband Max Hooper, brothers, Graham and Willoughby Mullins, Clarence Hodder, sisters, Sharon, Daisy; sisters-in-law, Meta, Ruby and brother-in-law William.
Visitation for Betty will be 7-9 p.m. Tuesday in the W.J. Dooley Funeral Home, 107 Pleasant Street, North Sydney. Funeral service will be held 11:00 a.m. Wednesday at St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, with Rev. Julio Martin officiating. Burial will follow in Lakeside Cemetery, North Sydney.
Memorial donations may be made to the NS Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences may be sent to www.wjdooley.com