Helen Louise Hoover Helen Louise Hoover, 87, passed away on Sunday, December 29, 2013, at the Chambersburg Hospital. Born January 1, 1926, in Chambersburg, she was the daughter of the late Russell and Alta Lehman Metz. Mrs. Hoover worked on the assembly line at Letterkenny Army Depot, H. J. Heinz Co., and Corning, where she retired after a number of years of service. Growing up on a farm, she enjoyed animals, especially horses and dogs. Mrs. Hoover also enjoyed bird watching, flowers, and visiting friends in the area when she was able. She was a former member of the First Baptist Church of Chambersburg and more recently attended Chambersburg Bible Church when she was able. Surviving is her husband of 59 years, Robert E. Hoover, whom she married on February 25, 1954; three children, Michael Hoover of Tustin, Calif., Gerald Hoover (wife Patricia) of Marion, and Donna Rosenberry (husband Glenn) of Ft. Loudon; four grandchildren, Justin Hoover (fiancee Sara Cooper) of Stevensville, Md., Valerie Rosenberry of Orlando, Fla., Zachary Hoover of Chambersburg, and Mitchell Rosenberry of Ft. Loudon; and one great-grandson, Everett Robert Hoover. Funeral services will be held on Friday, January 3, 2014 at 1 p.m. in the Chapel of Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 333 Falling Spring Road, Chambersburg, PA, where Pastor John Hoffman will officiate. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service on Friday in the Funeral Home. Interment will follow the service in Lincoln Cemetery. Online condolences may be offered on her Book of Memories Page at www.geiselfuneralhome.com
Thomas L. Geisel Funeral Home, Inc.
333 Falling Spring Road Chambersburg, PA 17201
Published in Public Opinion on Dec. 31, 2013