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John E. Hood

December 26, 2023
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John Hood Obituary

John Edward Hood, 54, of Ashland, passed away Tuesday, December 26, 2023 at his residence.  Born in Rome, New York, on October 29, 1969, he was the son of the late Ann Hood of Ashland.  He was a graduate of the former Cardinal Brennon High School, class of 1987and the Thompson Institute. During his high school years, John worked at the Lee's Lanes in Ashland. He later worked at PHEAA and briefly at the Rite Aid in Ashland.
John was a member of St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Parish, Ashland.  He was dedicated to his beautiful cat, Levi. John was the Treasurer of the Ashland Pennsylvania Little League and Treasurer and a founding member of Ashland Pennsylvania Baseball. John enjoyed attending and volunteering at the games. He was also an avid fan of the Miami Dolphins.
Two sons: Nicholas Hood and Andrew Hood, both of Manheim, PA.
Sisters: Colleen Martin (Clarksburg, MD), Kay Beth Paukovitz (Enola, PA)
Brothers: Chip Hood (St. Augustine, FL), Michel Hood (Kulpmont, PA), Daniel Hood (deceased), and William Hood (Harrisburg, PA)
Many Aunts, Uncles, Nieces, Nephews, and Cousins
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Celebration of Life, Mass of Christian Burial, January 2, 2024, at 11 AM, in St. Charles Borromeo Parish Church, 11th and Walnut Streets, Ashland.  Msgr William F. Glosser will be celebrant. Visitation with family and friends will begin at 10 AM until service.  The family requests memorials be made to Strays No More Animal Rescue, 705 McKnight St., Ashland, PA., 17921. or the Ashland Little League.  Visit  The Richard W. Fritz Funeral Home, Ashland, is in charge of funeral arrangementrs.


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Funeral Mass
January 2, 2024

11:00 AM
Saint Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church

January 2, 2024

10:00 PM to 11:00 AM
Saint Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church


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