Arlene F. Hoover, 67, of Newville, passed
away on Friday, June 1, 2012, in the M. S. Hershey Medical Center. She was born on Wednesday, October 11, 1944, in Roxbury,
a daughter of the late Samuel Holtry and Gladys (Myers) Holtry Hoover.
Arlene was a 1962 graduate of Chambersburg High School and retired in 1999 from
Ahold Corp. in Carlisle after many years of service. She was a member and longtime Sunday school teacher at St. Mary’s
United Methodist Church in Bloserville. Arlene enjoyed quilting, sewing, biking, cross country skiing, hiking and most of
all spending time with her grandchildren. Arlene was a caring and loving person and will be sorely missed by her family and
friends.She is survived by her loving
and devoted husband of 49 years, Ned M. Hoover, one son, Jerry S. (and his wife, Laurrie) Hoover of Carlisle, two daughters;
Gail C. Brandt (and her fiancé, William Fernandez) of Carlisle and Tina M. (and
her husband, Jim) Smith of Shermans Dale, two sisters; Shirley Keeseman of Newburg and JoAnn (and her husband, Walter) Disney
of Orrstown, six grandchildren; Robyn and Danielle Hoover, Gretchen and Heide Brandt, Katelyn and Josh Smith and many nieces
and nephews. Arlene was preceded in death by two brothers; Galen and Larry Holtry.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, June 6, 2012,
at 2 p.m. in the Allison United Methodist Church, 99 Mooreland Ave., Carlisle, with Rev. Lisa K. Klinger officiating. Burial
will be at the convenience of the family. The family will receive friends from 1 p.m. until time of the service and immediately
following the service for a time of fellowship at the church. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is in charge of the arrangements.
In lieu of flowers, the family kindly requests memorial contributions may be made to the American Heart Association or to
the American Cancer Society.
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Dear Gail, Bill, Gretchen and Heidi,
I am so sorry to hear about your mom and grandmother.
I will always remember talking with her at basketball games and meeting up with her in WalMart. She was such a pleasant and
friendly person. I know you will miss her....you're in my thoughts and prayers.
Ned - We want to extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family at this time of
loss. Arlene was a special person and I know she will be missed. We had many good times together when we lived as neighbors
Pat and Don Fry
My prayers are with all of you.
I loved Arlene. I know you will all miss
her so much.
I wish I could be there Wednesday.
Dear Ned, My deepest sympathy on your loss. Arlene was a wonderful, kind
person that I will never forget. I enjoyed working with her many years ago at Ahold. My thoughts and prayers are with you
and your family.
Dear Ned, Gail,
Jerry, Tina, and families. I'm so very sorry to hear about the loss of Arlene. I always remember her being a very kind
person, always eager to have a smile and a hello for you. May God embrace you all in your time of sorrow.
Jerry and family
My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
With deepest sympathy to you and your family at this
time of sorrow.
Just a memory Away.
Basil E. Pittman, Jr.
Ned sorry to hear about your loss.
Paul & Kathy Hall
I am so sorry to hear
of Arlene's passing. She will be greatly missed. She was a sweet person that I enjoyed while working with her.
Valjoy E. Goulding
Thoughts and Prayers to the entire Hoover
Family!! We are sadden to hear about the loss of Arlene!!! I remember her being my Sunday School Teacher at St. Mary's
United Methodist and our Families growing up together their also!! God Bless you All!!!
Joy Salisbury Snyder &
Ned & family, Arlene said this verse
before she began to teach.Let the words of my mouth & the meditation of my heart. Be acceptable in your sight, O
Lord,my strength & my redeemer.
We enjoyed listening to her.
Chester & Hazel
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