Gustava Hoder

HODER, Gustava, 82, of Weirton, WV, passed away surrounded by those she loved on August 1, 2013.

Gus was born on September 6, 1930, in Braxton County, WV, to the late Addy and William Brown.

Gus lived her life to the fullest, trying many different trades: dry cleaning, working in her daughter’s hair salon, bartending, working in a candy store and being a mother and grandmother.

Gus had many hobbies including reading, gardening, learning new cleaning techniques, walking her pug, shopping and most importantly to her, spending time with her family and friends.

Gus was preceded in death by two loving husbands, Roy Conrad and Joseph Hoder.

Gus is survived by her three children (Gloria, Larry and Janet), a large family, dear friends and amazing neighbors. Gus saw the good in each person and invited all those she encountered into her life.

Gus’ last request was that those she loved celebrate life and not mourn loss.

A celebration of Gus’ life will be held on Saturday, August 10, 2013, at 1 p,m, at the residence of Gloria Dawson of New Cumberland, WV.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Gus’ name can be made to the American Cancer Society or to your local humane society.