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Sophie E. Hover

April 7, 1924 December 26, 2018
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Summerville, South Carolina – Sophie E. Hover, 94, a former longtime resident of Hyde Park, died on December 26, 2018 at Summerville Medical Center. She moved to South Carolina to be closer to family.

Born in Garfield, NJ on April 7, 1924, she was the daughter of the late Conrad and Rose Gola Wdowiak. She was a 1946 graduate of the former St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing and a member of the school’s Alumni Association.

Sophie was a Registered Nurse in the Pediatrics Department at the former St. Francis Hospital in Poughkeepsie. She retired in 1979.

A communicant of Regina Coeli Church in Hyde Park, she was also member of the church’s Altar Rosary Society.

On January 31, 1948 in Garfield, NJ, she married John ‘Jack’ L. Hover. Mr. Hover predeceased her on August 25, 1995.

Survivors include her daughter, Kathy Caldararo and husband, William, of Ladson, South Carolina; four grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; brother, Stanley Wdowiak; sister, Blanche Pizzulo; and several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, she was predeceased by her daughter, Patty Simmons; two brothers, John and Joseph Doviak; and two sisters, Helen Komsa and Anne Treuer.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday January 2nd at Sweet’s Funeral Home, Rte. 9, Hyde Park.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 am, Thursday, January 3rd at Regina Coeli Church, Rte. 9, Hyde Park. Fr. Michael Morris will be officiating.

Burial will follow in the family plot in Union Cemetery of Hyde Park.

Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2649 South Road, Suite 101, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601. (www.alz.org)

To send an online condolence or for directions, please visit www.sweetsfuneralhome.com.


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Visitation

Wednesday

2

Jan

2:00 PM 1/2/2019 2:00:00 PM - 4:00 PM 1/2/2019 4:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Visitation

Wednesday

2

Jan

7:00 PM 1/2/2019 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 1/2/2019 9:00:00 PM
Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.

4365 Albany Post Rd.
(Route 9)
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Sweet's Funeral Home, Inc.
4365 Albany Post Rd. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Funeral Mass

Thursday

3

Jan

10:00 AM 1/3/2019 10:00:00 AM
Regina Coeli Church

2 Harvey Street
Hyde Park, NY 12538

Regina Coeli Church
2 Harvey Street Hyde Park 12538 NY

Cemetery Details

Location

Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

1076 Violet Ave.
Hyde Park, NY 12538

1076 Violet Ave. Hyde Park 12538 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Association

2649 South Road
Suite 101
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
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