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Patricia A Eberly (Hoover)

February 2, 1934 — December 1, 2021

Patricia A. (Hoover) Eberly, 87, of Leesport, passed away on Wednesday, December 1, 2021, in her home, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Howard Eberly Jr., who passed away November 4, 2021. They were married for 68 years, and couldn't bear to live without each other. Grammy went to be with him again. The both of them are sitting in heaven, Grammy doing needlework while Gramps is watching the news or tending to a big old garden. Rest easy Grammy & Gramps.

Born in Reading, Pennsylvania, she was the daughter of the late Galen A. and Hazel M. (Jones) Hoover. Patricia graduated 13th in her class from Reading High School. She was a member of Eastern Star - Reading Chapter. Patricia was the first female manager at Glidden Paint Company, becoming head of Dealer Sales.

Patricia is survived by her daughter Gail Dengler, Temple; her sons David Eberly, husband of Shelly, Redmond, WA, and Kerry Eberly, husband of Linda, Laurys Station; her grandchildren Ashleigh Gehret, wife of Scott, Leesport, Alysson Robitzer, wife of Benjamin, West Lawn, Andrew Dengler, Leesport, Brandon Eberly, husband of Laura, Gorham, ME; Ryan Eberly, husband of Amanda, Columbia, MD and Kirsten Eberly, partner of Katherine Kleving, Hawaii. She is also survived by her great-grandchildren; Aiden Gehret, Alexander Gehret, Adysson Gehret, Axel Dengler, Alec Robitzer, and Maxwell Eberly.

Services will be private at the convenience of Patricia's family. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Shriners Hospital for Children of Philadelphia, Attn: Office of Development, 2900 N. Rocky Point Dr. Tampa, FL 33607. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. 2100 Perkiomen Ave Reading, PA 19606 is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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