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Darren Paul HootenJuly 19, 2007 ~ December 28, 2017 (age 10)
Darren Paul Hooten, 10, of Kittanning, died Thursday, Dec. 28, 2017, at his home in East Franklin Township. He was born July 19, 2007, in East Franklin Township, to Annie (Orr) Salkind and Adam Hooten. Darren loved fishing and hunting with his Grandpa Doug, riding his bike, building different wood projects, football, teasing his sisters, being outside, visiting his Uncle Jake, and playing with his cousins. Left behind to cherish his memory are his mother, Annie L. (Orr) Salkind of East Franklin Township; his father, Adam Hooten of North Buffalo Township; sisters, Adalee R. and Cali B. Hooten of East Franklin Township; brother, Austin A. Hooten of East Franklin Township; grandfather, R. Douglas Orr of East Franklin Township; friend of family, Diana L. Heilman of North Buffalo Township; step grandfather, David R. Wolfe of North Buffalo Township; grandparents, Gary and Rene Hooten of North Buffalo Township; half brother, Jace Hooten of North Buffalo Township; step sister, Olivia Boltz of North Buffalo Township; uncle and aunt, Jacob and Tiffany Orr of East Franklin Township; uncle, Anthony Wolfe of North Buffalo Township; uncle and aunt, David Jr. and Rachel Wolfe of Plum Borough; uncle and aunt, Richard and Heather Anker of Cheswick; aunt, Sarah E. Hooten of Reynoldsville; great-grandmother, Nancy J. Hooten of Brockway; and great-great- grandmother, June Phillips of Sligo. He was preceded in death by his sister, Emilee A. Hooten; grandmother, Paula (Anthony) Wolfe; great-grandparents, Arnold and Esther Orr; great-grandparents, Judi and Ben Anthony; uncle, Toby Orr; great-grandfather, Michael Carusso; great-grandmother, C. Irene Kerstetter; great-great-grandparents, George and Elizabeth Emminger; great-grandfather, Walter R. Hooten; and great-great-grandfather, Merle Phillips. A memorial service will be held at 5 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 5, 2018, at Harvest Community Church, 143 Reed Road, in East Franklin Township, with Pastor James Edwards officiating. Interment will be in Lawn Haven Burial Estates. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to the Salkind/Hooten Family Fire Victims Fund at S&T Bank.
Salkind/Hooten Family Fire Victims Fund C/O S&T Bank
227 Butler Road, Kittanning PA 16201