Tsung Yao (Bill) Soo Hoo

August 6, 1952 ~ January 23, 2024 (age 71) 71 Years Old

Tsung Yao (Bill) Soo Hoo Obituary

In Memoriam: Tsung Yao (Bill) Soo Hoo, 71, of Ramsey, New Jersey passed away peacefully on Tuesday, January 23, 2024.

Special Agent Tsung Yao (Bill) Soo Hoo, is remembered by his wife, Rachel Soo Hoo, his daughter, Carolyn (Soo Hoo) Coppola, and his grandson, Cody Coppola.

Bill was born on August 6, 1952 in New York City. Born into a close-knit Chinese family, Bill Soo Hoo exemplified resilience, discipline, and a strong sense of duty from an early age. His commitment to justice led him to a distinguished career within the Federal Bureau of Investigation, where he tirelessly worked to uphold the principles of law and order for 31 years. Bill also served as a Professor of National Security Studies at New Jersey City University from 2006 to 2012.

At home, Bill was not only a pillar of strength but a source of unwavering support and love. His devotion to his family was evident in every aspect of his life. As a husband, he shared a loving partnership filled with mutual respect and shared dreams. As a father, he instilled values of integrity, strength, and perseverance in his daughter, Carolyn, shaping her into the compassionate individual she is today.

In the role of a grandfather, Bill found immeasurable joy in witnessing the growth of future generations. His wisdom, warmth, and humor created lasting memories that will be cherished by his grandson for years to come.

Tsung Yao (Bill) Soo Hoo leaves behind a legacy of service, love, and dedication. His impact on both his family and the broader community will be remembered with gratitude and respect. May he rest in peace, surrounded by the love that he so generously gave throughout his remarkable life.

In lieu of flowers, the Soo Hoo family requests donations be made to Alzheimer’s Association.


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January 26, 2024

3:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home
109 Darlington Ave
Ramsey, NJ 07446

Funeral Service
January 27, 2024

10:00 AM
Van Emburgh-Sneider-Pernice Funeral Home
109 Darlington Ave
Ramsey, NJ 07446

January 27, 2024

11:00 AM
Maryrest Cemetery
770 Darlington Avenue
Mahwah, NJ 07430


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