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Bernice L. Hoobler

Bernice L. Hoobler, age 80, of Malvern, died Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014 in Carroll Healthcare Center in Carrollton. 

Born Jan. 15, 1934 in Limestone, WV, she was a daughter of Edward and Marie (Caulfield) Yoss.

She worked at Wood's Grocery in Malvern for 27 years.  She was a member of Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where she was the janitor for many years. She was a former member of the Carroll County Gang and Singing Christians.

She is survived by her husband of 64 years, Merle Hoobler whom she married Nov. 3, 1949 in West Middleton, PA; two daughters, Wanda (David) Detchon of Minerva, and Donna (Paul) Fisher of Granby, CO; son, Daniel Hoobler of Canton; a sister, Wilda (Paul) Becknell of Carrollton; two brothers and sisters-n-law, Harold (Geraldine) Hoobler of Germano and Wayne (Eileen) Hoobler of Shelby, NC; sister-in-law, Sharry Beadling of Alliance; grandchildren, Douglas (Lori) Detchon of N. Canton, Donald (Jody) Detchon of Bolivar, Timothy Detchon of Mt. Home, ID, Sabrina Detchon of Minerva, Genesis and Jacob Fisher and Jessica (Adan) Lopez of Granby, CO, and Michael and Brandy Moreno of Canton; great grandchildren, Hannah, Garrett, Isaac, Emma, Aaron, Gracie and Cooper Detchon, Dominic Jimenez, Jayden Lopez, and Van-Isaac Neff; and many, many nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by sisters and brothers, Freda, Elmer, Jim, Hazel, Anna Mae, Doris, Donald, Harold, Estella, Alta and Mary Dale.

Funeral services will be Sunday, Feb. 9 at 4 p.m. in Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church with Rev. Mark Thomas officiating.  Calling hours will be Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the church.  A private family burial will be in Germano Cemetery.  Those wishing to send condolences may sign the online book register at www.gotschallfuneralhome.com.