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Richard A. Hoover
Youngstown Native And Former U.S. Steel Production Assistant
Age 65
Born: July 5, 1954   Died: August 15, 2019

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Richard A. Hoover, age 65, of Sheffield Lake, passed away at the Cleveland Clinic Avon Hospital on the afternoon of Thursday August 15, 2019 following an extended illness. Rich was born in Youngstown, Ohio and was a graduate of Austintown Fitch High School where he played varsity football.  He had lived in Lorain County since 1985 and had been a resident of Sheffield Lake for the past twenty-two years.

Rich was formerly employed by both U.S. Steel Corporation’s Ohio Works in Youngstown and the Lorain-Cuyahoga Works in Lorain.

He was an ardent fan of the Ohio State Buckeyes, as well as the Cleveland Indians, Browns, and Cavaliers sports franchises.

Survivors include his brother Robert W. Hoover (Diane) of Strongsville and sister Lynn A. Maizel (James) of Austintown. He also leaves his niece Kristen Maizel and grand-nephews Ben and Noah Maizel.

Rich was preceded in death by his wife Barb (nee Johnson) on July 11th of this year and by his parents Clarence and Irene (nee Birmingham) Hoover.




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