Ralph E. Hoover Sr.

Ralph E. Hoover Sr., 65, of Edwardsville passed away Sunday afternoon, Nov. 17, 2013, in the Department of Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Plains Township.

Born Aug. 20, 1948, in Luzerne, a son of the late Clarence Sr. and Hannah Mallery Hoover, he was a graduate of Wyoming Valley West High School.

Ralph was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in Vietnam.

Prior to retiring, he was employed by CertainTeed, Mountain Top.

He was preceded in death by a brother, Eugene, in 1997.

Surviving are his wife, the former Barbara Hinz, Edwardsville; children, Brenda Hoover, Edwardsville; Ralph Jr., Kingston; and Kevin, Edwardsville; three grandchildren, Kristina, Zachary and Felicia; brothers and a sister, Clarence Jr., Luzerne; Richard, Wilkes-Barre; John, Swoyersville; and Elizabeth Reese, Swoyersville; numerous nieces and nephews.

Friends may call from 9 to 11 a.m. Thursday at Karl E. Blight Funeral Home, 392 Wyoming Ave., Kingston. The Rev. James C. Quinn will have a funeral service at 11 a.m. The interment will follow in Chapel Lawn Cemetery, Dallas.

Funeral Home

Karl E Blight Funeral Home
392 Wyoming Ave Kingston, PA 18704
(570) 287-3986

Published in Citizens' Voice on Nov. 19, 2013