Alta W. (Zimmerman) Hoover, 83, born in Terre Hill, homemaker

By on May 28, 2014

Alta W. (Zimmerman) Hoover, 83, formerly of Culbertson Run Road, Coatesville, passed away peacefully Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Richland Christian Home, Richland.

Born in Terre Hill, she was the daughter of the late Levi W. and Ella (Wise) Zimmerman. She married Allen S. Hoover on June 14, 1952.

She was an excellent homemaker and loving mother to three sons and two daughters.

Surviving in addition to her husband are three sons: Jerry A., married to Dorcas (Sharp) Hoover of Dover, Ohio, Jay P., married to Shirlene (Knepp) Hoover of Macon, Miss., and Richard L., married to Martha (Kreider) Hoover of Narvon; two daughters: Sharon, married to David L. Weaver of Coatesville, and Bonita, married to Lamar Weaver of Denver; 25 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren; a brother: Levi Zimmerman of Rehrersburg; and a sister, Irene Weaver of Bowmansville.

Preceding her in death is a great grandson: Adrian Hindal; two brothers: Paul and Raymond Zimmerman; and four sisters: Anna Mae (Willis) Martin, Martha (Rufus) Sensenig, Ella (John) Martin, and Esther (Rufus) Musser.

Services were held May 27 at Blue Ball Mennonite Church, with Bishops Ray Weaver, Carl Sensenig, Joel Martin, and Elmer Zimmerman officiating. Interment was in the adjoining church cemetery.

Please omit flowers. Those desiring may send contributions in Alta’s memory to Richland Christian Home, 211 South Race Street, Richland, PA 17087.

To send the family online condolences, visit groffeckenroth.com. Arrangements by Eckenroth Home for Funerals, Terre Hill.

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