William Hove

Obituary of William Hove

William Anderson Hove, Sr., 78, of Chester, NJ passed away on July 15, 2017. Bill was born in Jersey City, NJ on July 25, 1938 to the late Annund Hove and Suzanne (Anderson) Hove. He and his wife Carol raised their 5 children in Mountain Lakes, NJ before moving to Chester in 1992. After serving in the Navy and taking a job with Bell Labs as an electronics engineer, Bill started his own agency with State Farm in 1963 where he retired in 2013 after 50 years in the business. He enjoyed travelling, spending time with his wife and family, golf, fishing, boating, the beach, and cars. Bill also loved dogs, listening to music, and collecting vintage music players.


He is survived by his 3 sons, William A. Hove, Jr. and wife Lynn, Glenn F. Hove, and David C. Hove; 2 granddaughters, Margaret E. Esposito and Sharyn N. Parisi; 1 great-grandson, Karter A. Parisi; and by many other loving family members and friends. He is pre-deceased by his spouse of 46 years, Carol E. Hove, his 2 daughters Karyl S. Hove, and Laura A. Tawney.


Bill's Life Celebration will include a visitation on Saturday July 29, 2017 from 9:00am – 10:30am at the William J. Leber Funeral Home (908) 879-3090, 15 Furnace Road (corner of Rt. 206), Chester, NJ 07930. A service will begin at 10:30am. Interment will be held at Pleasant Hill Cemetery in Chester, NJ.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer's Association, PO Box 96011, Washington D.C. 20090-6011, http://alz.org &/or Music and Memory, Inc. 160 First Street, PO Box 590, Mineola, NY 11501. https://musicandmemory.org/donate-now/


For online condolences and additional information visit www.leberfuneralhome.com