Aaron J. Hoopengardner, 37

APRIL 10, 1975-FEB. 2, 2013

February 04, 2013
  • Aaron John Hoopengardner
Aaron John Hoopengardner

Aaron John Hoopengardner, 37, of Hancock, died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2013, at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore, Md.

Born April 10, 1975, in Cumberland, Md., he was the son of Alton B. Hoopengardner of Warfordsburg, Pa., and the late Alleene M. Frost Hoopengardner.

He was a 1993 graduate of Southern Fulton High School, Warfordsburg, Pa., and Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in 1998.

He was a self-employed computer consultant and operator of Hilltop Farms.

He was a member of the local, county and state Grange, where he was an officer and a member of the executive committee.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and Beaver Creek Country Club.

He worshipped at Buck Valley Christian Church and sang in the church choir.

Besides his father, he is survived by two sisters, Angela Fentress and husband, Craig, of Hancock, Md., and Anne Motz and husband, John, of Vienna, Va.; one brother, Adam S. Hoopengardner and wife, Lisa, of Hagerstown, Md.; nieces and nephews, Tristan and Noah Motz, Emma Fentress, and Mae and Gavin Hoopengardner.

He was preceded in death by nephews, Jonah and Carter Motz.

A service will be Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at Buck Valley Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Road, Warfordsburg. The Rev. Scott Gibbs will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church Tuesday from 1 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hixon Bible Camp, c/o Craig Fentress, treasurer, 15143 High Germany Road, Hancock, MD 21750.

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