2015-01-29 / Obituaries

Vera Hoden

Vera Hoden, 90, of Whiting, passed away on Jan. 18, 2015, at home. Mrs. Hoden was born in Freehold Township, where she resided until moving to Crestwood Village in Whiting.

She was a telephone operator and receptionist for New Lisbon State School before her retirement. She was also employed as an operator for the New Jersey Bell Telephone Co. and as a retail salesperson.

Mrs. Hoden was a member of the First Baptist Church, Freehold.

She was predeceased by her husband, the Rev. Joseph Hoden, in 2005. Surviving are two sons, Kenneth Joseph Hoden and his wife, Lisa, and Roger Luke Hoden and his wife, Virginia; a brother, John Lukenoff; five grandchildren, Lisa Ann Dreher, Patricia Marie Allen, Lisa Treteuant, Stephanie Basso and Samantha Helka; and three great-grandchildren, James Curtis Allen, Jake Joseph Dreher and Roger William Dreher.

Services were held at Higgins Memorial Home, 20 Center St., Freehold, followed by interment at Maplewood Cemetery, Freehold Township.

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