Belmont, NY - Judy Hoberg of Belmont, NY and Kingsport, TN, joined her loved ones in heaven as her life here on earth ended, and her eternal life in heaven began on Friday, October 19, 2018 at Jones Memorial Hospital surrounded by her loved ones and family, after a courageous battle with cancer. She was born on August 21, 1953 in Wellsville, the daughter of the late David and Josephine (Pettinato) Hollister.
Judy was raised in Belmont, NY. She graduated from Belmont Central School, then began a lifelong career in nursing when she obtained her LPN License from B.O.C.E.S. in Belmont, she then obtained her RN from S.U.N.Y Alfred, and later, her Bachelor’s degree from Alfred University. On December 30, 1972 she married Larry Cline, who predeceased her on August 31, 1974. On July 12, 1975 she married Raymond W. Hoberg Jr. who predeceased her on June 7, 2010.
She is survived by her children; Terri (Steven) Maxwell of Cuba, Darci Hoberg of Belmont, Joseph (Tracy) Hoberg of Angelica, stepson Raymond W. Hoberg III of Lake Charles, LA, and stepdaughter, Karen (Walter) Lauderdale of Carson, CA. grandchildren; Sabrina Marvin-Dougherty of Belmont, Krista (Aaron) Thomas of Reynoldsville, PA, Bryce (Hannah Formanek) Marvin of Curwensville, PA, Ryan Maxwell of Cuba, Christian King, Aubrey and Makenzie Hoberg, of Angelica, Odessa (David) Velez of Cartersville, GA, Jason Hoberg of Galveston, TX, Erik Hoberg of Mentor On The Lake, OH, great grandchildren; Alexia Dougherty, Lakelynn Thomas, and Addilynn Thomas, and was eagerly anticipating the arrival of Sadie Rose Marvin, a half sister, Geraldine Schillinger of Bradford, PA, sisters Margie Dunford of Belmont, Donna Hollister of Greenville, SC, Nancy Ruhl of Wellsville, and Kathy (Dan) Allen of West Clarksville, a sister in law Nancy (Jim) Jarmuz, a brother in law, Dean (Cherry) Perry, sisters in Law, Linda Smith, Lucille (Tim) Callaghan, brother in law, Lynn Cline, sisters in Law, Lois (Ricky) Whitney, Luanne Cline, a former son-in-law, David (Kim) Marvin, and several nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, and great-great nieces and nephews. She was predeceased in addition to her parents, by her husbands, Larrry and Ray, her sisters, Debbie Hollister, and Vicki Hollister-Perry, her brother, David Hollister Jr., her stepson Timothy Hoberg and her in-laws, Raymond and Stella Hoberg, and Wayne and Marge Cline.
Upon her retirement in 2011, she moved to Kingsport, TN, she returned to Belmont, New York.
in July 2018. She volunteered for many organizations throughout the years, she was a nurse for Camp Daydreams/NaCOAra for over 28 years, volunteering her time, talents and many skills to help children enjoy a week away from home, and to see what nature had to offer. She loved spending time with her family, and she shared her love of camping, baking, traveling, and scrap booking. She especially enjoyed camping at Breezy Point Campground, with her dear friend, Charlene Stiles every summer, escaping the Tennessee heat! She was a volunteer for the American Red Cross, for over 30 years in Northeastern TN, and Western NY, serving on many mission relief trips after natural disasters struck. She graciously served the Lord on several committees at both the United Methodist Church of Belmont, and Cassidy United Methodist Church in Kingsport, TN where she was an active member until her illness overcame her. She was a member of the Belmont American Legion Auxiliary, Post 808, and a former member of Amity Rescue Squad, as well as several other organizations. She was a true child of God with a servant's heart, helping those in need whenever she was able to, she never met a stranger, and no one ever went away hungry. In her final act of selfless giving, she donated her body to the University of Buffalo for research, and her eyes to the Eye Bank For Sight. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Camp Daydreams Inc 500 Genesee Street Rochester, NY 14611, or the American Red Cross.
The family would like to thank Suzan Alley for her help with many trips to Winston-Salem S.C. for treatment, and to the 2nd floor nurses at Jones Memorial for their wonderful care in Mom's last days here on earth. Memorial donations can be made to Camp Daydreams or the American Red Cross.
Friends are invited to a celebration of life on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Belmont Methodist Church, 7 Park Circle in Belmont. To leave online condolences please visit www.embserfuneralhome.com.