Ruth Elaine Hoover, 86 passed away Thursday afternoon March 11, 2021 at her Avon Park Florida home. A native of Niagara County NY, she moved to FL in 1977 living in Palm Beach County then half backed to Tenn. before moving back to Highlands County 4 years ago.
Ruth enjoyed home crafting from crochet to stainless window making. She loved singing with Sweet Adalines Heart of Highlands show chorus. Active in sports from bicycle riding to archery competition up to state level. Always a just do it, get it done outlook and the first to adapt to innovations purchasing the fist release Kenmore microwave and expressing a dream to own an alpaca ranch and spinning and knitting their wool. Ruth was known to be a strong person, a protector, a teacher, a guide, and a true to heart friend. She was proceeded in death by husband Robert Reese and second husband Robert Hoover and two step sons.
Survived by children Robert and Beth and grandchildren Ruth and Melvin; step children Robert, Gary. Terry Lee. Larry, and Pearl and 13 grandchildren and several great grandchildren.
A celebration of life service will be held on Saturday March 20, 2021 at 2 at Fountain Funeral Home, Avon Park Fl.
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