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“We were greatly saddened to hear of Mrs. Rita's passing. She was a wonderful lady who always had a smile on her face. Her devotion to her husband...Read More »
1 of 8 | Posted by: Tessie Tournillon - Ponchatoula, LA

“Heidi, and Family, I was sorry to hear about your Mom. But she is reunited with your Dad. But that's not going to heal your broken hearts! I lost...Read More »
2 of 8 | Posted by: Sue Crockett - Hammond, LA

“I just heard of Rita's death. She was a wonderful woman. May God give your family peace. ”
3 of 8 | Posted by: Deb Keaghey - Ponchatoula, LA

“So sorry for yalls loss she was so sweet we will see her again in heaven God bless yall ”
4 of 8 | Posted by: Cynthia darouse Dunaway - LA

“So sorry for the loss of a beautiful soul. My love to the family. Sorry I couldn't be there. ”
5 of 8 | Posted by: Carole Loud - Hammond, LA

“I am so very sad to lose such a long-time, dear friend. Rita has meant so much to me through the years with her friendliness and kindness. One of a...Read More »
6 of 8 | Posted by: Kathryn Martin - Ponchatoula, LA

“You will be greatly missed ”
7 of 8 | Posted by: Martha Burris Deyer - Fairhope, AL

“So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are with you. ”
8 of 8 | Posted by: Gordon Anderson - Hammond

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Rita Berseygay Hoover, 74 years old of Ponchatoula, Louisiana, passed away on May 14, 2018, North Oaks Medical Center.
Rita was born on Sunday, October 3, 1943, in Madisonville, Louisiana.
Surviving are daughter & son-in-law, Heidi and Robert Davis, daughter, Ashley Hegwood; son & daughter-in-law, Louis "Pete" Hoover Jr. and Mary Kay Hoover, son & daughter-in-law, Joseph R. Hoover and Gail Hoover, son, Andrew Hoover, grandchildren, Andrew T. "Andy" Hoover, Zachery Hoover, Brent Davis, Christian Hoover, and Riggin Davis; sisters, Patsy Davis, Sylvia Kelley, and Katherine Jackson.
She is preceded in death by husband, Louis Hoover, Sr.; parents, Arthur Berseygay and Rita Ryan Berseygay.
Friends will be received Wednesday, May 16, 2018 from 6:00 pm until 9:00 pm at Harry McKneely & Son Funeral Home - Ponchatoula.
Services will be held at Harry McKneely and Son in Ponchatoula, on Thursday at 11:00 am.
Interment will follow in the Ponchatoula Cemetery Ponchatoula, Louisiana.
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