Gary A. Booker, 69, of Meriden passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, at his home. He was the husband of Roberta (Doucette) Booker.
Born July 11, 1948, in Bristol, he was the son of the late Basil and Eldora (Murphy) Booker.
Gary was employed by Allegheny Ludlum Steel in Wallingford. He was an avid artist, tailor, musician, collector and carpenter. He has touched the lives of many, both here and above.
In addition to his wife, he leaves his children, Russ (Booker) Trudel and wife, Janet, of Terryville, Sara Collord and husband, Sean, of Newington, Leah Lorenzo and husband, Luis, of Meriden and Joshua Booker of Meriden; his two granddaughters, Lilah and Livvy Lorenzo. He was loved and will be missed by his family, nieces and nephews, cousins and many special friends.
He was predeceased by three brothers, Paul, Larry and John Booker and a sister, Carol Spradling.
The funeral will be held on Monday, 11 a.m., at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 690 Woodtick Rd., Wolcott. Burial will follow at Edgewood Cemetery. Calling hours will be Sunday from 3 to 6 p.m.
For online condolences and directions, visit www.dellavecchiafh.com