US Navy

Hans C. Hoel, III

May 13, 2022

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passed away peacefully in his sleep on Friday, May 13, 2022 at  his home.  He was born  February 9, 1934 in Bolivar, PA, the son of the late Hans C. Hoel and Anna Grace (Robertson) Hoel.  Hans was a US Navy Veteran of the Korean War having spent his time at sea aboard the USS Murray Destroyer Escort.  He retired as a electrician for Latrobe Steel.  Hans was a member of the Church of Christ in West Bolivar.  He was a former president of the Robinson Rod & Gun Club.  Hans loved the outdoors, hunting, fishing and helping his family & friends.  He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Janet (Lentz) Hoel, Bolivar, PA; daughter, Anna "Denni" Chiappetta & husband, Tom, Louisiana; daughter, Holly Krall & husband, Steve, Coral, PA; grandson, Dustin Douglas Foust, Robinson, PA; granddaughter, Dana Danielle Foust, Pittsburgh, PA; sister, Suzanne Grassmyer, Lewistown, PA; brother, Ronald Powell & wife, Janice, Bolivar, PA; Jacob Robertson & Janis Griffin and brothers-in-law, Carl Lentz & Ronald Lentz & wife, Ann.  Many thanks to Jeff Foust & Debbie Franklin for their care & support.  He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Ralph D. Hoel. In keeping with Hans' wishes, there will be no visitation or services.  If so desired, memorial donations may be made to the Robinson Rod & Gun Club.


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