veteran   Meyer “Milton” Hootstein



Meyer “Milton” Hootstein-U.S. Navy Veteran 93, passed away on February 5, 2017, at the Tippet Home in Needham. Milton, son of the late William and Dorothy (Gale) Hootstein, was the beloved husband of Rosalyn (Channen) for 66 great years and the dear brother of Janice (Hootstein) Newman. He was the loving father of Michael Hootstein and his wife Kathy Stein and David Hootstein and his wife Liz (Cline). Milton adored his grandchildren Davina, Laurel, Melissa, William, Matthew, and Sara; and his great-grandchildren; Giovanni, Javian, Anna, Benjamin and Hailey. A proud Chelsea boy, he was a Navy man during World War II and served honorably overseas in Europe and Africa. After his service, Milton met and fell in love with Rosalyn of Dorchester. They were married in 1950 and raised their two sons in Needham where they made their home for over 60 years. He traveled for many years as a Sales Representative throughout New England and New York State. Later in his career, he and his wife Rosalyn started Hootstein Associates, an Independent Manufacturer’s Representative Company. Milt and Roz enjoyed spending winters at their home in Boynton Beach, Florida for many years. He volunteered over 4000 hours to the Veteran’s Administration in Jamaica Plain and in West Palm Beach where he was honored and received awards for his service. Milton loved and cherished all the time he spent with his family. A service will be held on Wednesday, February 8th, at 12:00pm at the Sharon Memorial Park Chapel, 40 Dedham St. Sharon, MA. The Family would especially like to thank the wonderful aides, nurses, doctors and staff who cared for Milton. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in his memory to: Disabled American Veterans, PO Box 14301 Cincinnati, OH 45250.

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