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Viola V. Hodge

Apr 30, 2021

Viola Virginia Hodge, 79, of Carlisle, entered into eternal rest Monday, April 19, 2021 at UPMC West Shore Hospital.

She was born on Sept. 17, 1941 in Martinsburg, WV, but resided in Shepherdstown, WV until moving to Carlisle in 1947.

She was the widow of Paul Reed Hodge, who passed away on March 30, 2012. Viola was a 1959 graduate of Carlisle High School.

She retired after 27 years of service with AMP, Inc. (Tyco Electronics). After retiring, Viola worked several years at Hope Station and Carlisle Christian Academy. Viola was a member of Bethel A.M.E. Church in Carlisle, where she sang in the choir for many years. Viola enjoyed her cats, sewing, reading, shopping and talking on the phone.

Viola is survived by several cousins and a host of friends.

Funeral services began at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 24, 2021 in the Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, 630 S. Hanover St., Carlisle with the Rev. Walter R. Reed as officiant and the Rev. Ivy Berry as the eulogist. Burial was in Cumberland Valley Memorial Gardens, Carlisle.

Memorial contributions may be made to Helen O. Krause Animal Foundation Inc., 813 S. Baltimore St., Dillsburg, PA 17019.

Visit www.Since1853.com for the virtual service on zoom.