Sister Mary Hoover, H.M., formerly Sr. Carlanne, 79, died May 18, 2021 at Villa Maria Community Center.
Born and raised in Youngstown, she graduated from Villa Maria High School, Villa Maria PA in 1959 and entered the Sisters of the Humility of Mary in 1960 from St. Charles Parish, Boardman. She professed her perpetual vows in 1967.
Sr. Mary completed her BSN from St. John College, Cleveland in 1966 and served as a registered nurse at St. Elizabeth, Youngstown prior to joining the pastoral care team at Cleveland Clinic Hospital, Cleveland. For many years she served as the liaison for her hospitalized sisters. She volunteered in pastoral care at Humility House in Austintown for 15 years. At the time of her death she was sharing in the Ministry of Prayer.
The daughter of the late Charles (Ben) and Beth Anna (nee Finney) Hoover, she is survived by her brothers Fred, John, Ben and Hal Hoover and her sisters Martha Hoover, Susan Blythe and Jane Sandor, many nieces and nephews, and their families; and her sisters in the Humility of Mary Congregation with whom she shared her life for 61 years.
A memorial Mass will be celebrated at a later date since Villa Maria Community Center continues to be closed to guests.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Sisters of the Humility of Mary, Development Office, PO Box 534, Villa Maria PA 16155. Arrangements by McCauley Funeral Home.
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