Mary E. ‘Betty’ Hoover

July 2, 1922 – Oct. 11, 2021

Mary E. “Betty” Hoover, 99, of Altoona, passed away Monday at UPMC Altoona. She was born in Altoona, daughter of the late Albert C. and Mildred (Waltz) Malloy.

Mary married Robert E. Hoover on Jan. 21, 1952, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on Aug. 21, 1998.

Mary is survived by her son, Michael X., and his wife, Joann Hoover, of East Freedom; and a grandson, Robert M., and his wife, Danielle Hoover, of Texas.

She was a graduate of Altoona Catholic High School, and went on to work in the Gables Department Store in the shoe department.

Mary was a member of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021, at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 5514 Roselawn Ave., Altoona. Committal will be held at Calvary Cemetery.

Arrangements are by The Stevens Mortuary Inc., 1421 Eighth Ave., Altoona.

The family requests that memorial contributions be made in Mary’s memory to Blair Senior Services, 1320 12th Ave., Altoona, PA 16601.

Condolences may be made at www.stevensfamilyfuneralhomes.com or Stevens Family Funeral Homes Facebook page.