Nancy Lee Hoge

Birth Date: 
Monday, May 31, 1943
Date of Passing: 
Wednesday, March 11, 2020

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

Memorial Contributions: 

Wayne County Humane Society, 1161 Mechanicsburg Rd., Wooster, Ohio 44691

Visitation: 

Friday from 5:00-7:00 PM at the funeral home

Service: 

Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 1:00 PM at the funeral home

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So sorry to hear to Nancy's passing. Such a wonderful soul. Rest In Peace, fellow Quotarian!

So sorry to hear of Aunt Nancy's passing. So many good memories/fun times over the years. Our hearts go out to Uncle Gene, Betsy, Chip and Family, Chris and Cindy and family. The good ones are always called upon too soon! Love, hugs and prayers to all. Tracey and Jeff

Gene and family, I am so sorry for your loss.

So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing, was quite the shock. Our condolences and prayers to the family.

To Nancy's Family: So sorry to hear of Nancy's passing. She was a fellow vendor at many events we did together. A sweet lady. She will be missed. We will be praying for comfort for you all.

We were just shocked to learn of the sudden loss of Nancy.There are just so many memories of all of us growing up, and spending time in the summers at her home that our dad helped to build in Large, Pa. We all had crazy nicknames for each other and just had a lot of good times. We saw Nancy at the last reunion that Jean had planned and will forever cherish the beautiful photos, especially that of Nancy and husband Gene.Our love and sympathy go out to all of you. Rhoda Sostakowski and Jean Livingston

We were just shocked to learn of the sudden loss of Nancy.There are just so many memories of all of us growing up, and spending time in the summers at her home that our dad helped to build in Large, Pa. We all had crazy nicknames for each other and just had a lot of good times. We saw Nancy at the last reunion that Jean had planned and will forever cherish the beautiful photos, especially that of Nancy and husband Gene.Our love and sympathy go out to all of you. Rhoda Sostakowski and Jean Livingston

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