Penn Yan - Ruth H. Hoover, 18, of 552 Reidenbach Road, New Holland, formerly of Penn Yan, N.Y., died Monday (March 4, 2013) at Lancaster General Hospital after a brief illness.
Friends are invited to call from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday (Mar. 7) at the family home, 2487 Baldwin Rd., Penn Yan. A funeral service will be held at 9:30 a.m. Friday (Mar. 8) at the Benton Old Order Mennonite Church. Burial will be in the Church Cemetery.
Born January 9, 1995 in East Earl Twp., she was the daughter of Reuben Z. and Eileen Z. (Horning) Hoover of Penn Yan, N.Y.
Ruth was a member of the New Holland Mennonite Church, Groffdale Conference, and she worked as a domestic housekeeper.
Surviving in addition to her parents are eight brothers and sisters, Esther, Etta, Samuel, Verna, Ada Mae, Marlene, Marvin Lee, and Reuben, Jr. all at home; and maternal grandparents, Amos and Ellen (Zimmerman) Horning of New Holland, Penn., several aunts, uncles, and numerous cousins.
She was pre-deceased by her paternal grandparents, Paul and Emma Hoover.
Local arrangements are entrusted to the Baird Funeral Home, 36 Water St., Dundee, N.Y.