Mary Louise Hoover

Date of Death: 5/11/2019

Mary Louise Hoover

May 30, 1935 – May 11, 2019

Mary Louise Hoover, 83, Sterling, Virginia, formerly of Altoona, passed away Saturday in VA. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Fred and Elizabeth “Betty” Moore (Young) Buckreis.  She was married twice, first to William Clarence Stiver on April 6, 1963 and he preceded her in death on Aug. 20, 1968. She then married David Neal Hoover on May 5, 1971.

Surviving are a son, William T. Stiver of Harrisburg; five daughters:  Pamala L. (Matt) Weitzel of Duncansville, Annette M. Miller, Phyllis A. “Skip” Hoover and Tracy L. (Cristobal) Rivas all of Sterling, VA; and Elizabeth Ann (Donald) Hoover-Jeter of Nokesville, VA; eleven grandchildren:  Mary (Mel) Wilt, April (Gary) Marsh, Joshua Miller, Dylan and Sydney Jeter and Marvin, Isabella, Joseph, Gabriella, Daniella and Christopher Rivas; four great-grandchildren: Drake, Reese, and Ella Marsh and Jayden Miller; a brother, Joseph A. Buckreis of Elkheart, IN; and two sisters:  Martha M. ‘Mitzi” (Fred) Dailey of Boalsburg,and Sister Grace “Skip” Buckreis of Fond du Lac, WI; and former husband David Hoover.

She was preceded in death by three brothers:  Fred R. Buckreis, Ralph Buckreis, and Thomas G. Buckreis; and three sisters:  Betty Jean Antesberger, Ruth Ann Frederick and Nancy T. Myers.

She was a former member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Altoona and Saint Catherine of Siena Catholic Church, Duncansville. 

Mary enjoyed bingo, reading, needlework and spending time with her grandchildren.

Friends will be received from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc. 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona. A funeral Service will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Stevens Memorial Chapel by Pastor Rod Snyder. Interment will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made in Mary’s memory to ECHO-Every Child has Opportunities, 71 Lawson Rd. SE, Leesburg, VA  20175 or to Capital Caring Hospice 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA  20105.

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