Marion, 94, of Sun City, AZ passed away peacefully Sunday, July 12, 2020 at the American Assisted Living Home in Peoria, Arizona where she resided for the past 5 years.
Marion was born April 15, 1926 in Hickory, PA to Willard K. and Jane McCreary Allison.
She married Col. John H. (Toby) Hoon, MD in 1952 and lived in Eritrea, Saudi Arabia, Texas, Pennsylvania, and Arizona as her husband served in the Army.
Mrs. Hoon graduated from Hickory High School and The Western Pennsylvania Hospital School of Nursing. She worked as a Registered Nurse in California, New York, and Pennsylvania.
Mrs. Hoon was a member of Lakeview United Methodist Church in Sun City, AZ, and had served as a Stephen’s Minister. She was a past deacon of Bower Hill Presbyterian Church in Mt. Lebanon, PA. She was President and organizer of many charitable and social organizations throughout her life, but her greatest love was being a volunteer with Hospice.
Surviving are 2 stepsons Marion was blessed to have helped raise, William L. (Connie) Hoon of Pittsburgh, PA and John M. (Siuling) Hoon of Belfair, WA. In addition, she is survived by 2 granddaughters, Laura (Matt) Marshall and Kimberly (Kris Kneable) Hoon, 4 great-grandchildren, and 11 nieces and nephews. Also surviving is her sister-in-law, Betty D. Allison of Hickory. She was preceded in death by 2 sisters, Ruth (Paul) Thompson, Martha Jane (Jim) Little, and 2 brothers, Jay (Lucille) Allison, and Willard K. (Bud) Allison, Jr.
Burial will be in Arlington Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial contributions may be made to Lakeview United Methodist Church in Sun City, AZ or The Hickory Community Center in Hickory, PA.