Mary Berger Boober, 87, of North Haven, passed away peacefully Friday, July 27, 2012 at her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Harlow J. Boober. Born in Meriden on September 6, 1924; daughter of the late Bernard and Rose Mulligan Berger. Mary had worked at Choate Rosemary Hall, Wallingford; was an avid Boston Red Sox and UCONN Men & Girl’s Basketball fan. She is survived by a daughter Corinne and her husband DonWhitmore, Sr. of North Haven; her sons William Boober and his wife Lorraine of Meriden, John Boober and his wife May of Wallingford. Sister of James Berger and Doris Kelly both of CT and the late Christine Stevens, Bernard, Robert and Joseph Berger. Also survived by seven grandchildren, two great-grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and her faithful companion, her dog D.C. Whitmore. The family would like to extend a special “Thank You” to all the nurses at Smilow for taking such good care of Mary and making her feel so loved over the past five years.
Her funeral procession will leave the North Haven Funeral Home, 36 Washington Avenue, Tuesday morning at 10:30. A mass of Christian burial will be celebrated in St. Frances Cabrini Church at 11:00. Interment will follow in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Meriden. The visiting hours will be Monday from 5 to 7 pm. Should friends desire, memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society, 825 Brook St., I-91 Tech Ctr. #3, Rocky Hill, CT 06067.