Service measured not by GOLD,
but by the GOLDEN RULE
Nancy Lee Hoge, 76, of Wooster died unexpectedly on Wednesday, March 11, 2020 in Wooster Community Hospital.
She was born May 31, 1943 in McKeesport, PA to Charles and Elizabeth Chontos Jester. On August 3, 1962, she married Eugene R. Hoge. He survives.
Nancy retired as a financial advisor for Prudential and had been the Director for Wooster Interfaith Housing and other non-profits, including Mansfield's domestic violence shelter and the Summit Co. animal shelter. She was a Touchstone Sales Representative, was involved with Quota International of Wooster and the Salvation Army Auxiliary. Nancy enjoyed traveling with Eugene and being on the beach and longed to go back to Hawaii. She also enjoyed Las Vegas, loved the theater and musicals, was a wine aficionado and was passionate about politics especially relating to equality and empowerment.
Along with her husband, Nancy is survived by her children Elizabeth “Betsy” (Raymond) Keller of Wooster, Christian Hoge of Portage Lakes and Cindy Owens of Mansfield; grandchildren Patrick (Breannon) Keller, Dominick Keller, Elizabeth “Liz” Keller, Hunter Owens and Reece Owens; great-grandchildren Harley and Jensen Keller; sisters Veronica Crawford of Avalon, PA and Linda (Richard) Berger of Philadelphia, PA and her canine companions Cookie and Sammy.
Nancy was preceded in death by her parents, an infant son, Charles and a granddaughter Jenna Keller.
Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM at McIntire, Bradham & Sleek Funeral Home, 216 E. Larwill St. Wooster. Interment will follow in Wooster Cemetery.
Friends will be received on Friday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home.
Contributions may be directed to the Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mcintirebradhamsleek.com
Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691
Friday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home
Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home