CUMBERLAND — Joanne Virginia Hockman, 70, of Cumberland, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 12, 2012, surrounded by her loving husband and children on the farm she had lived for 70 years.
Born Sept. 4, 1942, in Cumberland, Mrs. Hockman was the daughter of the late Charles Barger and Virginia (Rice) Barger.
Joanne was a graduate of Oldtown High School and was formerly employed at the Fruit Bowl and Catholic Charities. She was a member of the Oldtown Baptist Church. Joanne truly enjoyed living on the farm taking care of all her animals and watching her family grow.
Joanne is survived by her husband of 51 years, Gerald “Jerry” Roy Hockman; her sons, Steve Hockman and wife Diane, David Hockman and wife Janice, all of Cumberland and Tim Hockman and wife Lisa, of Hyndman, Pa.; her daughter, Lori Russell and husband Tony, of Cumberland, as well as nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Friends will be received at the Adams Family Funeral Home, P.A., 404 Decatur St., Cumberland, (www.AdamsFamilyFuneralHome.com) on Friday, Dec. 14, 2012, from 6 to 8 p.m.
A funeral service will be conducted in the funeral home on Saturday, Dec. 15, 2012, at 10 a.m. with Pastor George Hopkins officiating.