Norma Jean Hettenhouser, 69

August 07, 2010
  • Norma Jean Hettenhouser

JULY 26, 1941-AUG. 5, 2010

Norma Jean Hettenhouser, 69, of 13713 Paradise Church Road, Hagerstown, Md., died Thursday, Aug. 5, 2010, at Holly Place.

Born July 26, 1941, in Baltimore, Md., she was the daughter of the late Perry and Dorothy Largent Hovermale. She was raised by Holmes and Hazel Grimm.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Larry M. Hettenhouser, on Aug. 20, 2004.

She was manager of Alexander House in Hagerstown for 31 years.

She was a member of and served on the board of directors for Holly Place.

She is survived by one daughter, Melanie Davis, and her husband, Frank, of Hagerstown; one son, Mark Cozzoli, and his wife, Shari, of Cape Coral, Fla.; one stepson, Jason Hettenhouser of Greencastle, Pa.; one sister, Marguerite Henn of Circleville, Ohio; two brothers, Lloyd Hovermale of Westminster, Md., and Thomas Hovermale of Frederick, Md.; six grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.


She was preceded in death by two sisters, Freda Meyerhoffer and Phyllis Harvath; and one brother, Harry "Sam" Hovermale.

Funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Minnich Funeral Home, 415 E. Wilson Blvd., Hagerstown. Pastor Ann Marie Meyerhoffer will officiate. Burial will be in Rosedale Cemetery in Martinsburg, W.Va.

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

Memorial donations may be made to Holly Place, 268 S. Potomac St., Hagerstown, MD 21740.

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