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Thomas Eyler Hoke

November 19, 1923 ~ September 3, 2022 (age 98)

Obituary

Thomas Eyler Hoke, age 98, of Emmitsburg died Saturday, September 3, 2022 at Gettysburg Hospital. Born November 19, 1923 he was the son of the late Joseph R. Hoke and Effie Eyler Hoke.

Tom served in the US Army as a medic during WWII form 1943 to 1946. He retired as an equipment operator form Potomac Edison more than 35 years ago.

He is survived by his son, John Hoke and wife June; daughter, Rebecca “Becki” Willard; many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great great-grandchildren; and numerous, nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his wife Ethel Grace nee Long Hoke in 2003; brother, John Hoke; sisters, Elizabeth Summers, Rebekah Gingell and Ann Hull.

A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Myers Durboraw funeral Home, 210 W. Main St, Emmitsburg, MD with nephews, Rev.  Harry “Bud” Yoder and Rev. Fr. David Hoke officiating. Interment will follow at Emmitsburg memorial Cemetery.

The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Wednesday, September 7, 2022 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m.

Memorial contributions can be made in Tom’s honor to the charity or organization of choice.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
September 7, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home
210 West Main Street/P.O Box 308
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Visitation
Wednesday
September 7, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home
210 West Main Street/P.O Box 308
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Funeral Service
Thursday
September 8, 2022

10:00 AM
Myers-Durboraw Funeral Home
210 West Main Street/P.O Box 308
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

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