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HOOVER, Valerie Elayne (Ferree)

HOOVER, Valerie Elayne (Ferree)

HOOVER - Valerie Elayne (nee Ferree)
Age 59, of North Tonawanda, went to be with her Lord on April 27, 2018, while surrounded by her family at Niagara Hospice House, following a 3-year courageous battle with cancer. Valerie worked as a secretary for the North Tonawanda Board of Education for 28 years. She was President and C.E.O. of Carval Development Corp. She was a former member of St. Matthew Lutheran Church and is currently a member of Immanuel Lutheran Church. Valerie enjoyed painting, making jewelry, trips to her winter home in Florida and visiting Disney World. She loved spending time with her grandchildren and her two dogs. Valerie will be lovingly remembered by her husband of 38 years, business partner, and best friend Carl P. Hoover and her children Jacqueline E. Berecz and Joshua (Vittoria) Hoover. She was the daughter of the late John "Jack" Ferree and Karen J. Fahs (nee Anderson). She will also be remembered by her siblings, Jon S. (Teresa) Ferree, Andrew R. (Lisa) Ferree, and Alison (Victor) Nam. Granddaughters, Madison and Alyssa Berecz, nieces and nephews, Meghan (Zack) Burczynski, Rosalie and Kristina Nam, Andrew John (Diana) Ferree, and Hannah (Derek) Warblow. Friends may call at the Fretthold Funeral Home Inc., 1241 Oliver St. at Ward Rd. in North Tonawanda on Tuesday from 4 - 8 P.M. A memorial service will be held on Wednesday at 5:30 P.M. from the Banchetti Banquet Hall, 550 North French Rd., Amherst, NY, the Rev Gregory Palmer will officiate. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Immanuel Lutheran Church, Niagara Hospice, or the Niagara County S.P.C.A. Guest register available at

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