Lester Joseph ‘Babe’ Hoover Sr.

Jan. 2, 1924 - Jan. 9, 2018

Lester Joseph “Babe” Hoover Sr., 94, Revloc, died Tuesday. He was born in Ebensburg, son of the late Morgan Thomas and Jessie (Lauer) Hoover. Surviving are nine children: Darlene, Thomas, David, Larry, Janet, Lester J. Jr., Colleen, Donald and Joyce; 23 grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; and a sister. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary; a daughter, Sharon Ann; and 11 siblings. Lester was a U.S. Air Force veteran. Friends will be received from 3 to 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018, at Askew-House Funeral Home Inc., Ebensburg. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11 a.m. Monday, Jan. 15, 2018, at Holy Name Church, Ebensburg.