Brian L. Hooper, age 61

of Weymouth

Brian L. Hooper, age 61

Brian L. Hooper, age 61, of Weymouth, died peacefully, Thursday, August 25, 2022, at Tufts Medical Center in Boston, surrounded by his loving family.

Brian was born in Quincy, to the late Hershel L. and Marilyn A. (Foster) Hooper. Raised and educated in Hingham, he was a graduate of Hingham High School, Class of 1979.

He lived in Weymouth for the past twenty years, previously in Braintree for many years.

Brian was employed as a supervisor in the construction industry for many years.

He was an avid Boston sports fan. Most of all, he enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren, actively supporting their many activities and accomplishments.

Beloved husband of Kathleen M. “Kathy” (Kelly) Hooper. Together for twenty-four years, they were married for the past six years.

Devoted father of Cameron L. Hooper and his wife Haley of Braintree, and Connor F. Hooper of Nashville, Tenn.

Cherished grandfather of Navy Rose Hooper.

Brian is also lovingly survived by Kathy’s children, Elyse K. Tibbetts of Milton, Ryan W. Smith and Amber Alpert of Brockton, and Tyler K. Smith of Saco, Maine, as well as Kathy and Brian’s grandchildren, Avery and Oliver Tibbetts.

Dear brother of Pamela J. Gordon and her husband Rick of Virginia, Cheryl A. Hooper of Attleboro, and the late Douglas M. Hooper.

Former husband of Therese Hooper of Braintree.

Memorial Visitation will be held at the Sweeney Brothers Home for Funerals, 1 Independence Avenue, Quincy, on Friday, September 2, from 9:30 – 11:30 a.m. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Brian’s memory may be made to Child Life Services, Tufts Medical Center, 800 Washington Street, #444, Boston, MA 02111. Checks should be made payable to: Child Life Services at Tufts Medical Center.


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  • To Connor and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear of the passing of your father, your in my thoughts and prayers 🙏🏻🙏🏻❤️

  • God bless you Hoop! RIP – hurt no more! Forever in our prayers.

  • Hoopy,

    Rest In Peace

    Love, All the O’Briens from Crow Point

  • So sorry for your loss. Prayers to the family.

  • We will Forever Love you and Miss you. RIP Brian ❤️

  • My heavy heart is lifted by the many great memories of good times together. Rest In Peace my friend.

  • Connor, Meghan and the rest of the Hooper family, relatives and friends.
    Please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers.
    I was sad hearing the news of Brian’s passing.
    Gather all around and celebrate his life and all the beautiful stories and memories you have.
    Rest In Peace

  • Hoop was my closest friend growing up. There isn’t a lesson I learned about life that he wasn’t a part of or witness to that i can think of. He was a giant among us ,both in stature and heart. I will be forever grateful to have known him and call him my best friend

  • Brian Hooper. The big man! So many really great things about you. A super fun brother in law. Growing up in the early days on the baseball field watching you hit three gigantic home runs in one game. The home run king! Just that kind of guy. Amazing!!!

  • Connor, Terri and family, we are so sorry to hear this. May your memories help carry you through this difficult time. Our sincerest condolences. Peggy, Paco and Mike Santana

  • Cameron and Connor-
    I am so deeply sorry that you lost your dad. He was a very nice person. May he Rest In Peace

  • So sorry to hear of Brian’s passing. Many great memories playing with and against Brian as kids right thru high school. Big man with bigger personality. You will be missed. RIP