Ann Hoen HooverUpperco residentAnn Hoen Hoover, who...


Ann Hoen Hoover

Upperco resident

Ann Hoen Hoover, who had been a Red Cross employee and a reporter, died Feb. 13 of cancer at her home in Upperco.

The 72-year-old Baltimore native worked during World War II for the American Red Cross in the casualty department in Washington and then at the Pacific headquarters in Honolulu. After the war, she was a reporter for the East Baltimore Guide.

In 1947, she married Charles D. Hoover, who survives her. They bought a farm in Upperco, where they ran a Christmas tree business.

The former Ann Gantt Hoen graduated from Franklin High and, in 1942, from the University of Maryland.

In addition to her husband, survivors include two sons, David Hoover of Upperco and Michael Hoover of Lochearn; six grandchildren; and two step-grandchildren.

MA Graveside services were held Feb. 15 in Druid Ridge Cemetery.

Eric N. Held

Banker, consultant

Eric N. Held, a Baltimore banker and consultant, died March 30 at Union Memorial Hospital of a pulmonary illness.

The 57-year-old Newland Road resident had been a consultant to the Resolution Trust Co. of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. for nearly two years and to banks in this country and abroad. He also was the owner of Held International Ltd., a New York international banking company that represented a British bank.

The New York City native was a graduate of Franklin and Marshall College.

Survivors include his wife, the former Janet Reece McGuigan; and a brother, Douglas Held of Lynbrook, N.Y. A memorial gathering for Mr. Held was private.

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