Rexville, NY - Laura Hovey, 85, of 1337 McDonald Road passed away at home on Monday, September 28, 2015 with her family at her side. She was born August 21, 1930 in Franklin, NJ the daughter of Andrew and Elizabeth (Pierson) Morgan. On August 26, 1949 in Franklin, NJ she married Elmer L. Hovey who predeceased her on February 10, 2003.
Laura was an accomplished seamstress and cook, who enjoyed gardening, canning and having friends and family stop to visit. She was formerly employed at Morley Shirt Company in Franklin, NJ, Plastoid Cable Company of Hamburg, NJ and for the Picatinny Arsenal in Dover, NJ. Most of all, she was a loving wife and mother.
She is survived by a son and daughter-in-law, Bruce and Patricia Hovey of Dingmans Ferry, PA, a daughter and son-in-law, Linda Spear and William Gullone of Rexville, eight grandchildren, many great grandchildren, a sister, Florence VanSkiver of Newton, NJ, as well as several nieces & nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her husband, by six sisters, Milly, Nora, Margaret, Elizabeth, Josephine and Anne, and by two brothers, Donald and Jackson.
A private family celebration of Laura’s life will be planned for a later date. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Memorial donations can be made to the West Union Volunteer Fire Department or Ambulance Squad. To leave online condolences, please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.