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Mary Helen HOSCH


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Mary Helen HOSCH Obituary
HOSCH, Mary Helen Mary Helen Roop Hosch, 103, of Gainesville, Georgia, died on May 15, 2018, at her home in Lanier Village Estates of Gainesville. She was the widow of Hugh W. Hosch, Sr., of Gainesville. She was also preceded in death by her son Charles Roop Hosch and is survived by family members including son Hugh, Jr., and his wife Estelle, of Atlanta, grandchildren Brannon, Jason, Trevor and Robbie; great-grandchildren Meghan, Maylee and Kai Hosch; Charles's widow Patty, of Marietta; cousin Kit Dunlap of Gainesville and her surviving brother Bud Long, and her children and other relatives Whitney, Jamie, Jennifer, Samuel and Carol Kate Dunlap. Kit's brother John Whit has passed on. Services by Little and Davenport of Gainesville. Memorial gifts may be sent to the First Methodist Church of Gainesville and to Brenau University. Mary Helen Roop was born in Carrolton, Georgia, and attended Brenau Academy and Brenau College (now Brenau University) in Gainesville, Georgia, where she was a member of Delta Delta Delta sorority. Through the years she was an active member and supporter of the First Methodist Church of Gainesville, as well as an ardent benefactor of Brenau, being a generous contributor to various Brenau projects and a member of the Brenau Board of Trustees. She was also an accomplished bridge player and pianist, excelling in bridge tournaments and performing in piano functions, almost up to her death. She was a longtime member of the Gateway Garden Club of Gainesville and other organizations. Most of all, she was a loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother and will be so dearly missed.
Published in The Atlanta Journal-Constitution on May 16, 2018
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