Harold Hoover

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  • "Rest in paradise uncle Hudge gone but never… ever forgotten"
    - Tabitha Hoover
  • "Missing you uncle Hudge. You may be gone but never will you..."
    - Tabitha Hoover
  • "I'm so terribly sorry at Hudge's passing. He and my dad,..."
  • "A Giant of the "Gas Patch " has passed. Hudge and I drilled..."
  • "Dear Mike and family, Please accept our sincerest..."
    - Daniel Moore
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Harold J. "Hudge" Hoover, 87, Falls Creek, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014, at his home.
Born Aug. 6, 1926, in DuBois, he was the son of the late Elvie and Mary Wank Hoover.
Hudge was a graduate of Sandy High School in 1944 and went on to serve in the United States Navy in the South Pacific on LST #126.
He was employed by Fairman Drilling Company as a tool pusher for many years.
He was a member of the VWF and a life time member of Sandy Hose and Independent Political Social Club. He enjoyed hunting and fishing at his camp in Potter County.
Hudge is survived by his loving wife Janice "Jan" (Smith) Hoover of Falls Creek; six children: Ricky and his wife, Sherry Hoover of DuBois, Douglas and his significant other, Annette Hoover of DuBois, Michael and his wife, Karen Hoover of Falls Creek, Pamela and Bill (Lefever) Hoover of DuBois, Lance and his wife, Kim Hoover-Pifer of DuBois and Toni Lynn and her husband, Charles McKibben of Texas; 14 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren; and a brother, Robert Hoover of Tenn.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Gary L. Hoover and James Hoover; four brothers: Allan Hoover, Herbert Hoover, John Hoover, Edward Hoover; and a sister, Alice Smiley.
Friends will be received from 6-9 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois. An additional hour will be held Thursday from 10 a.m. until the hour of service.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 31, at the funeral home, with the Rev. Lance Tucker officiating. Full military honors will be accorded by members of the DuBois Area Honor Guard. Burial will be in Morningside Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to: VFW Post #813, 114 Fuller St., DuBois, PA 15801, DuBois Area Catholic Schools, 200 Central Christian Road, DuBois, PA 15801 or to the .
Online tributes can be made at www.mohneyyargarfuneralchapel.com or www.mem.com.
Published in The Courier Express from July 28 to July 30, 2014
Arrangements under the direction of:
Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave | Du Bois, PA 15801 | (814) 371-2521
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