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Florence Marie Hoover

January 29, 1932 — March 6, 2020

          Mrs. Florence Marie Hoover, age 88, of Wyalusing, PA, passed away peacefully on Friday evening, March 6, 2020, at the Guthrie Towanda Memorial Hospital, Towanda, PA.


          Florence was born on January 29, 1932, in Sayre, Bradford County, PA, a daughter of the late Allen Burton Chilson and Helen Benjamin Chilson Hoover.


          She attended the Terrytown School.


          She married Marshall Peasley Hoover and he predeceased her on March 8, 1977.


          She worked for many years at Bendix in Montrose, while farming, and the Meshoppen Hanger Factory, and the Towanda Memorial Hospital.


          Florence was a devoted wife to Marshall, and mother to Lorraine.  She enjoyed seeing her grandchildren grow up, and recently had the joy of great-grandbabies.  Family times and outings were important to her, and she also looked forward to those special times. She loved cooking, canning, gardening, and word search books.




Lorraine Larrabee                                                   Wyalusing, PA



Kristy (Daniel) Kring                                                  Nichols, NY



Eric (Tracy) Larrabee                                                  Herrickville, PA


Great grandson:

Tobias Larrabee                                                           Herrickville, PA


Great Granddaughter:

Karen Larrabee                                                             Herrickville, PA


Two brothers and a sister-in-law:

Dean Chilson                                                               Dushore, PA

Nelson & Lois Chilson                                               Terrytown, PA


Four sisters:

Joyce Kipp                                                                   New Albany, PA

Marguerite Yonkin                                                      Dushore, PA

Alice Campbell                                                            Ulster, PA

Beverly Chilson                                                           Dushore, PA


          She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.


          Besides her parents, she was predeceased by: a son-in-law: Alan Paul Larrabee on August 25, 2018, and by five brothers:  Ralph, Ronald, Francis, Henry, and Layton (infant). And also by two sisters, Doris Johnson and Christine Salsman.

              Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 2:00 P.M. at the Homer Funeral Home, 83 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, PA 18853 with the Rev. Michael Dodd, officiating.  Interment will be in the Wyalusing Cemetery.


          Friends and family may call on Wednesday, March 11, 2020, from 1:00 P.M. until the start of the service at 2:00 P.M. at the Homer Funeral Home, Wyalusing, PA.


          Memorial Contributions may be sent to the Evergreen Christian Church, 103 North Street, PA, 18833, in loving memory of Florence M. Hoover.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

83 Grovedale Lane
Wyalusing, PA 18853

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Funeral Service

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

2:00 - 2:45 pm (Eastern time)

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Homer Funeral Home Wyalusing

83 Grovedale Lane
Wyalusing, PA 18853

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Graveside Service

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

3:00 - 3:15 pm (Eastern time)

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