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Obituary of Ralph Hoover III, 63


Ralph P. Hoover III, 63, of Bellefonte, passed away on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Mount Nittany Medical Center in State College. Born on April 7, 1955, in Woodbury, New Jersey, he was the son of the late Ralph P. Hoover, Jr. and Marie Clair (Moffitt) Hoover.

Ralph was a graduate of Burlingame High School in Burlingame, California. Ralph remained in the San Francisco Bay Area until his retirement in 2012. At that time, Ralph moved from California to State College to be closer to his sister and her family.

Ralph is survived by his daughter, Brieanna Wilson and step-children, Steven Silver, Brian Ortega-Silver and John Silver. Also surviving is one brother and two sisters, Dawn-Marie Church of Bellefonte, Pennsylvania, Terry Hoover of Tracy, California and Sherry Nazzaro of Foster City, California.

Ralph was an avid sports fan and loved to follow his favorite team, the San Francisco Giants. Ralph was certain to attend their games anytime they were near Bellefonte.

Funeral services and burial will be private at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.

Name of Deceased

Ralph Hoover III



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Funeral Home

Wetzler Funeral Home

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