YORK – RuthAnna (Hershey) Hoke, 93, of York passed away at 11:19 PM, Saturday, April 22, 2017 at her home. She was the wife of the late Leroy F. Hoke who passed away on February 20, 1990.
RuthAnna was born April 11, 1924 in York and was the daughter of the late Guernie, Sr., and Pearl (Souder) Hershey.
She graduated in 1942 from William Penn Senior High School in York. She was a former member of the Golden Age Club in Dallastown and a former member of Christ Lutheran Church in Dallastown. She presently is a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in York.
RuthAnna is survived by her three daughters, Jacquelyn Richards and her husband Reverend James Richards of Newville,Pa., Nancy Grove and her husband Kent of Wrightsville, and Beth Robertson and her husband Timothy of Strattanville, Pa; her son, Kenneth Hoke and his wife Pattie of Kennesaw, GA; 5 grandchildren; 3 great grandchildren; 1 step-great grandchild, and her sister, Louise Ison of Bluefield, WV. RuthAnna was preceded in death by her brother, Guernie Hershey.
Her funeral service will begin at 11:00 AM, Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 397 Tyler Run Road, York. Viewing will be from 10:00 to 11:00 AM, Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Susquehanna Memorial Gardens. Officiating at the service will be The Reverend Rick Smith. Arrangements have been entrusted to The Diehl Funeral Home & Cremation Center of Mount Wolf.
Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 397 Tyler Run Road, York, Pa. 17403 or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 1513 Cedar Cliff Drive, Suite, 100, Camp Hill, Pa. 17011.