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Josephine M. Hoover, 82

December 06, 2008

Josephine M. Hoover, 82



SEPT. 7, 1926-NOV. 26, 2008

WAYNESBORO, Pa. - Mrs. Josephine Mae Patterson Hoover, 82, of 223 1/2 Hamilton Ave., died Thursday, Dec. 4, 2008, at Waynesboro Hospital.

Born Sept. 7, 1926, in Waynesboro, she was the daughter of the late Charles A. and Ida Mae Smiley Patterson.

She attended Waynesboro schools.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Kenneth W. Hoover Sr. They were married Sept.12, 1947. He died April 24, 2006.

Prior to retiring in 1979, she worked for the Chesapeake Shoe Factory as a machine operator.

She was a member of Faith United Methodist Church, Waynesboro.

She is survived by one daughter, Joyce D. Rowe of Waynesboro; one son, Kenneth W. Hoover Jr. of Waynesboro; one sister, Margaret Wolff of Waynesboro; one brother, Jesse Patterson of Fayetteville, Pa.; five grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; nieces; and nephews.

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She was preceded in death by three sisters, Beulah Naugle, Mary Cline and Pauline Patterson; and two brothers, Jack Patterson and Charles Patterson.

Services will be Monday at 10:30 a.m. at Grove-Bowersox Funeral Home, Waynesboro. The Rev. John L. Rauch and the Rev. Mark Shover will officiate. Burial will be at Green Hill Cemetery, Waynesboro.

Family will receive friends Sunday from 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

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