Charles “Chuck” Herbert Halper
June 19, 1936 - Oct 5, 2017
Charles “Chuck” Herbert Halper, 81, died Thursday, Oct 5, 2017 at his home as a result of heart failure.
He leaves his wife of 58 years. Rose Lee “Roe” Halper, his son David Halper (Jill) of Weston, his daughter Jan Scaglia (Kenneth) of Weston, his 4 grandchildren, Elana Scaglia, Emma Halper, Leigh Scaglia, Gillian Halper and 3 step-grandchildren, Drew, Alec and Cate Steinberg.
Chuck was born in Brooklyn, NY on June 19, 19 36, was raised in White Plains, NY and went to White Plains High School (class of ’54) where he was a standout athlete in football, basketball and baseball. He attended Colgate University (class of ‘58) where he was a catcher for the varsity baseball team and a history major. After college he married his high school sweetheart Roe in 1959 and moved to Westport, CT where they raised their family and still resides.
Chuck was the founder of Halper Associates, Inc., a financial services/insurance firm in Westport, CT since 1960. He brought his brother Stan into the business and then Chuck’s son David joined him in early 1988. Chuck retired from Halper Associates in 2006. David is now the co-managing principal with Lee Rawiszer of Paradigm Financial Partners, LLC, in Westport.
Chuck was known for his keen sense of humor, sharp wit, philanthropic and fundraising efforts, an avid golfer and tennis player, patron of the arts, world traveler and most of all, devoted family man.
Funeral services will be held at Temple Shalom, Richards Ave, Norwalk on Sunday Oct 8th at 11:15AM. Donations can be made to The Hole In The Wall Gang Camp, 555 Long Wharf Drive, New Haven, CT 06511.