Gluvna Shimo Hromada Home
Family Owned and Operated since 1912 Lorain, Ohio
Barb A. Hoover
Opertaions Manager For Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority
Age 67
Born: November 20, 1951   Died: July 11, 2019

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Barb A. Hoover, (nee Johnson) age 67, of Sheffield Lake, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital on the Morning of Thursday July 11, 2019; born in Baldknob, Arkansas on November 20, 1951, she had been employed as the Operations Manager for the Lorain Metropolitan Housing Authority for thirty-eight years. She retired from that position in 2011.

Barb was regarded as a very compassionate and big-hearted person. She endeavored to help others through her long career with the L.M.H.A. as well as any other friend or acquaintance that needed assistance with anything.

She was a member of the Knights of Columbus, St. Lad’s Club, and the American Slovak Club. She had also cultivated and cherished numerous friendships at Olde Town Charleston.

In her free time Barb enjoyed following all Ohio sports as well as the Arkansas Razorbacks. In addition, she enjoyed watching and attending the auto races.

She is survived by her husband Richard Hoover. Although never blessed with children, she also leaves her beloved pet Dachshunds Prince, Lucky Dog, Fritz, Hans, and Ollie. Barb was preceded in death by her parents Claude and Jenny (nee Smith) Johnson.





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Visitation will be Saturday from 10:00 a.m. until the time of funeral services at 12:00 noon in the Gluvna-Shimo-Hromada Funeral Chapel, 3224 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. Mr. Jim Hiser will officiate. Cremation will follow.

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