76, of Ebensburg, passed away July 9, 2019 at the Hollidaysburg Veteran's Home. Born November 4, 1942 in Ebensburg, son of the late Merle and Jane (Miller) Hoover. Preceded in death by brothers: Clair, Merle, and Paul Herman Hoover; and sisters Myra Mangiacarne and Maryann Thomas. Survived by brother, Lee (Mickey) Hoover, Missouri; sisters: Margaret (James) Tully, Hollidaysburg; and Theresa Dinsmore, Columbus, Ohio; as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Jocko was a retired postal carrier, well known in the Ebensburg area. A Korean War Army veteran, he was a member of Post 4962 V.F.W. and Post 363 American Legion. He was also an active member of the Ebensburg Loyal Order of Moose where he had served as a past governor. Friends will be received from 2:00 p.m., until the time of Funeral Service at 4:00 p.m., Monday July 15th, at the Askew-Houser Funeral Homes, Inc., Ebensburg, Deacon Thomas Buige, officiating. Interment at Holy Name Cemetery. Military Rites by local veteran's organizations at the funeral home.
Published on July 11, 2019