Thelma L. Hoover, 80, formerly of Leola, died Saturday, July 8, 2017 at Conestoga View. She was the wife of Harold B. Hoover for over 61 years.
Thelma graduated from J.P. McCaskey High School, class of 1955, and Magna Cum Laude from Millersville University.
Thelma worked as a correspondent for LNP.
Members of the Christian faith, she and Harold have supported Georgetown United Methodist Church.
Born in Lancaster, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Eleanor (Stauffer) Huzzard. Thelma is also survived by her children, Alan Hoover of Leola and Kelle married to Ron Pfahler of Paradise; a granddaughter, Sara married to Craig Tomison of New Providence; two great grandchildren, Wyatt and Danielle Tomison; and a brother, Daniel married to Patricia Huzzard of College Park, MD. Thelma was preceded in death by a brother, Jere Huzzard.
There will be a Celebration of Thelma’s Life on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 7:00 PM in The Bachman Funeral Home, 7 South Decatur Street, Strasburg, PA, with Pastor Linda Harnish officiating. The family will greet friends from 6:00 until the time of the service. Interment in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery will be private.
In lieu of flowers, please consider sending a contribution in Thelma’s memory to the Lancaster Public Library, 125 N. Duke St., Lancaster, PA 17602