James H. Hooten, 88, of Holmes, NY passed away peacefully at home on August 25, 2017, with his loving family by his side.
Mr. Hooten was born on July 31, 1929, to Ernest and Nora (Loftus) Hooten in Grand Rapids, MI. He proudly served our country with the US Navy on the USS Leyte and was honorably discharged on February 4, 1950. On September 4, 1949, he married the love of his life Eileen F. Hughes in NYC and together they were blessed with 4 children; Thomas, Ellen, Robert and Eileen.
Before he retired in 1990, he was an Ironworker for the New York City Transit Authority.
He is survived by his three loving children; Ellen Malone, Robert Hooten and Eileen Johnson, twelve grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. He is predeceased by his beloved wife Eileen and his son Thomas.
A visitation was held Sunday, August 27th, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. at Cargain Funeral Home in Mahopac, New York. A funeral mass was held on Monday, August 28, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. James the Apostle Church (Carmel, NY). Interment will be private.
Cargain Funeral Homes, Inc. handled the arrangements.