Cumberland Times-News

February 3, 2013


Cumberland Times-News

— HANCOCK — Aaron John Hoopengardner, 37, of Hancock, died Saturday Feb. 2, 2013 at University of Maryland Medical Center, Baltimore.

Born, April 10, 1975 in Cumberland, he was the son of Alton B. Hoopengardner of Warfordsburg, Pa. and the late Alleene M. Frost Hoopengardner.

He was a 1993 graduate of Southern Fulton High School Warfordsburg, Pa. and Frostburg State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree in 1998.

He was a self-employed Computer Consultant and operator of Hilltop Farms.

He was a member of the local, county and state Grange, where he was an officer and a member of the executive committee.

He was a member of the Sons of the American Legion and Beaver Creek Country Club.

He worshipped at the Buck Valley Christian Church and sang in the church choir.

Besides his father he is survived by two sisters, Angela Fentress and husband, Craig of Hancock, Anne Motz and husband, John of Vienna, Va.; one brother, Adam S. Hoopengardner and wife, Lisa of Hagerstown; nieces and nephews; Tristan and Noah Motz, Emma Fentress, Mae and Gavin Hoopengardner. He was preceded in death by nephews, Jonah and Carter Motz.

A service will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6, at 11 a.m. at the Buck Valley Christian Church, 2281 Harmonia Rd., Warfordsburg, Pa., the Rev. Scott Gibbs will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the church on Tuesday, 1 to 8 p.m. and on Wednesday 10 to 11 a.m.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hixon Bible Camp, c/o Craig Fentress, Treasurer, 15143 High Germany Rd., Hancock, MD 21750.

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