Ann E. Hood, 89, of Centre Street, Ashland, passed away Saturday, November 23rd at the Geisinger Medical Center, Danville. Born at the former Ashland State General Hospital, Fountain Springs, August 8, 1930, she was the daughter of the late Michael and Catherine Hennessy Dwyer. She was a graduate of the former St. Joseph High School, Ashland, class of 1948, and was employed as a computer operator for Capital Blue Cross Blue Shield, Harrisburg, until her retirement. Ann was a very active member of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church, now St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish, Ashland, and a lifelong member of the Friends of St. Joseph’s. She was very enthusiastic supporter and organizer of the Ashland Boys Association and the A.B.A. parade.
Preceding her in death was a son, Daniel, passing in 2013, brothers, John and Michael Dwyer, and sisters, Grace Dwyer, Helen Cray, Catherine Hede and Marie Thulin.
Daughter: Colleen Martin and her partner Robert Pace, Clarksburg, MD
Son: Chip Hood and his partner Christopher Conway, Dunwoody, GA
Son: Michael Hood and his wife Chrissy, Kulpmont
Son: William Hood and his wife Lori, Harrisburg
Daughter: Kay Beth wife of William Paukovits, Enola
Son: John Hood, Ashland
Grandchildren: Tyler Martin, Robert Schmidt, Kaitlin Hood, Daniel Hood Jr, Jarrett Hood, Darla Hood, Michael Hood, Nicholas Hood, Blake Paukovits, and Andrew Hood
Great Grandchildren: Aubrie Hood, Sean Martin, Matthew Martin, and Blayze Hood
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Memorial Mass of Christian Burial, Wednesday, 11 AM, in St. Charles Borromeo Church, 11th and Walnut Sts., Ashland. Celebrant will be Rev. Brian M. Miller, pastor. Visitation with family will begin at 10 AM until Mass.
Visit www.Fritzfuneralhome.com. The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of arrangements.
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