Nora B. Hoover


Nora B. Hoover, 85, of Ephrata, passed away on Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019, at Fairmount Homes Inc.
She was born in Clay Township, a daughter of the late John F. and Edna (Burkholder) Martin. She was the wife of Amos B. Hoover.

Nora was a member of Cocalico Mennonite Church, Weaverland Conference.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by six sons, Neal, husband of Ella Mae Hoover of Mount Pleasant Mills, Jay Paul, husband of Dorothy Hoover of Mount Pleasant Mills, Amos Lynn, husband of Alice Hoover of Blain, Robert, husband of Rachel Hoover of Rutledge, Mo., John David, husband of Arlene Hoover of Loysville, and Timothy, husband of Joan Hoover of Rome, Pa.; three daughters, Rose, wife of Leroy Martin of Colby, Wis., Edna, wife of Mark Leinbach of Loysville, and Esther, wife of Merle Martin of Colby, Wis.; a son-in-law, Ronald Reinford of New Bethlehem; 86 grandchildren; 145 great-grandchildren; six siblings, Arlene, wife of Earl Sauder, Elvin Martin, John, husband of Mary Ann Martin, Amos, husband of Edna Martin, Ervin, husband of Joyce Martin, and Anna, wife of Vernon Weaver; two sisters-in-law, Esther Mae Martin and Anna Martin.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by an infant son, Harold Larry Hoover; a daughter, Janet Reinford; infant brothers, Franklin and Harold Martin; and brothers, Weaver and Lester B. Martin.

A viewing will be held from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 22, at Farm Crest Chapel, Fairmount Homes, 1100 Farm Crest Drive, Ephrata. Funeral services will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 23, at Springville Mennonite Church, 580 Springville Road, Ephrata, with Bishop Melvin Martin officiating.
Interment will take place in the adjoining church cemetery.

Kindly omit flowers.

Arrangements are by Stradling Funeral Homes Inc., Akron/Ephrata.
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Grace Nisley
Aug 20, 2019
Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.