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Ruth E. Hoch


Ruth E. Hoch, 94, of Middletown, passed away on Thursday, June 18, 2020 at the Middletown Home. Born Friday, February 26, 1926 in Middletown, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Elenora (Montgomery) Brady. She was the wife of the late Eugene E. Hoch, Jr.

Ruth was retired from the PA Department of Revenue. She enjoyed playing cards at the Elizabethtown Senior Center and dancing. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and will be missed by her cats Casey and Lucy.

Ruth is survived by a daughter Donna J. Brestler of Middletown; a son Eugene E. Hoch, III and wife Kathryn; three grandchildren, three great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson.

A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2020 at Hillsdale Cemetery, 1602 South Geyers Church Road, Middletown, PA 17057 at 1 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ruth’s memory may be made to the Middletown Home, 999 West Harrisburg Pike, Middletown, PA 17057.

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Arrangements entrusted to Fager-Finkenbinder Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., Middletown, Pa. 717-944-7413