2011-03-17 / Obituaries

Raymond L. Hobble Jr.

Mount Union, 78

Raymond L. Hobble Jr., 78, Mount Union, died at 3:07 a.m., Monday, March 7, 2011, at Lewistown Hospital, following a brief illness.

Born May 18, 1932, in Dry Run, he was a son of the late Raymond L. Sr. and Rhoda (Siebert) Hobble. He was first married to Barbara (Bliss) Getz, Mount Union, and later married to the former Seba Spennati, who preceded him in death.

He is survived by five children: Betty L. (Hobble) Dobson and husband Junior, Reedsville; Richard Hobble and wife Karen; Mary (Hobble) Rogers and husband Alvin; and Raymond “Lee” Hobble III and wife Laurie, all of Mount Union; and Helen (Kester) Johnston and husband Carl, Burnt Cabins; 13 grandchildren and eight great-grandchildren; and a sister, Bonnie Moore, Orbisonia.

He had worked for a number of years for both De- Vechis & Sons and the Laird Coal Co., Mount Union. He also had employment with Mount Union Borough and the American Red Cross chapter.

He enjoyed fishing and attending high school baseball and football games. He also liked spending time with his grandchildren and playing cards.

Funeral services were held at 2 p.m., Thursday, March 10, at the Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, Mount Union. Pastor Jeff Winstead officiated. Burial was made in Haven Rest Memorial Park, Shirleysburg.

Memorial contributions may be made to Robert D. Heath Funeral Home, 61 East Shirley St., Huntingdon, PA 17066.

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