Herbert Hoover

Herbert Channing Hoover

Monday, September 14th, 1925 - Monday, February 18th, 2019
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HOOVER, Herbert – Passed away peacefully at Margaret Bahen Hospice, Newmarket on February 18, 2019 in his 94th year. Loving husband of Doris Hoover (formerly Zimmerman). Predeceased by his first wife of 50 years, Agnes Hoover (nee Olfert). Beloved father of Paulette Anderson (Kurt), Carol Sefton, John (Irina), Laura Hughes Guest (Randy), Shirley Sproxton (Jeff) and the late Wesley. Dear stepfather of Odie Goddard (Mark), Franz Zimmerman (Martha), Esther Papais (Michael) and Timothy Zimmeran (Charla). Proud grandfather of 16 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and 10 step grandchildren. Survived by his cousin Eldon Wianko (June). Herb served in England as a medic during WWII. He gave over and above to many charities in Canada and around the World. He donated blood over 50 times with the Red Cross. He loved gardening, outdoors and entertaining, but would most want to be remembered for his love for his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. A viewing will be held at Grace Church, 221 Carlson Drive, Newmarket on Sunday February 24, 2019 from 1:30 – 3 p.m. A funeral service will follow the viewing in the Sanctuary. Visitation and refreshments will be served following the service 4p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Memorial donations may be made to Crossroads Christian Communications 1295 North Service Rd, P.O. Box 5100, Burlington, Ontario L7R 4M2, Compassion Canada, PO Box 5591, London ON, N6A 5G8 or please sponsor Herb’s grandson, Anthony Goddard on his mission by donating at
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Service Details

  • Visitation

    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 | 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 1:30pm - 3:00pm
    Grace Church
    221 Carlson Drive
    Newmarket, Ontario
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Service

    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 | 3:00pm
    Sunday, February 24th, 2019 3:00pm
    Grace Church
    221 Carlson Drive
    Newmarket, Ontario
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
  • Interment

    Dickson Hill Cemetery, Markham, Ontario
    Address Not Available


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Deborah Kesheshian

Posted at 12:22pm
It was an honour to care for Herb at Margaret Bahen Hospice if only for a short time.
On behalf of the entire MB Hospice Family, please accept our heartfelt condolences.


Posted at 01:47pm
Dear Shirley, Laura
My sincere condolences to you and your family on the loss of your Dad. Praying you will be comforted in all of the lovely memories you share together. Sending hugs and prayers your way, Jayne (McLeod)


Posted at 11:17pm
My sympathy to the entire Hoover Zimmerman family at this time. It was a pleasure to bring my Mom to Doris and Herb's wedding. I thank God for all the good years Doris had with Herb.
Carl Fagerberg

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