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C.J. Hovey


Rochester, NY – April 12, 2018.  Greece – Passed away peace­fully on Thursday, April 12th 2018 at age 71. She is survived by her loving partner of 23 years, Kathleen Moyse, nephew James (Sandra) Hovey and many friends. She was predeceased by her parents Arthur Elwood Hovey and Gladys Eckel. One of eleven children, she was predeceased by by siblings Duane, Arthur, Bruce, Azalea (Lee) Nicodemus and Gary. Hovey is survived by siblings Virginia Burns, Lawrence, Marion (Gail) Engemann, Bonnie Green and David.

She worked at the Monroe County Parks Department.  Hovey was very talented in drawing and has many works framed and hung on friends’ walls. She also enjoyed music and appeared in the musical “Mame” at a theatre in Rochester playing the part of Vera Charles.

Anyone who knew her would agree Hovey was a unique individual who possessed a clever sense of humor and wit. Her huge circle of friends will sadly miss her.

A private celebration of her life will be planned at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to Hildebrandt Hospice.

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