CUBA - Norene Hazel Hoover, 85, of 3 Bristol St., passed away on Friday (Nov. 2, 2012) at the Wellsville Manor Care Center with her family at her side.
She was born Oct. 21, 1927, in Buffalo, a daughter of the late Horace and Carrie (Pape) Milks.
Norene was a long time resident of the Cuba area. She had a love for animals, nature, wildlife and holistic medicine.
She is survived by her husband, Donald H. Hoover, who resides at Wellsville Manor Care Center; a sister-in-law, Frances Benjamin of Moosic, Pa.; a brother-in-law, Frank Hoover of Dallas, Pa.; and several nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased by a brother, Wayne Milks.
The family wishes to thank the staff at Jones Memorial Hospital and the Wellsville Manor; Dr. Coch, Dr. Graham and especially Teresa O'Connor from Wellsville Manor; and Robyn Lynch from the Department of Social Services for their exceptional loving care.
A memorial service will be scheduled for a later date in Pennsylvania. Burial will be in Springbrook Cemetery, Springbrook, Pa. Memorial donations can be made to the University at Buffalo Anatomical Gift Program, the Wellsville Manor Activities Fund or the SPCA Serving Allegany County.