Arlene M. (DeRemer) Hotchkiss

Born: Sun., Jun. 8, 1930
Died: Tue., Jan. 3, 2012


Funeral Service

11:00 AM Sat., Jan. 21, 2012
Location: Wrightsville Community Church


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Arlene M. Hotchkiss, 81, of 2112 Sutton Rd., Sugar Grove, died Tuesday January 3, 2012 at her residence after a long battle with cancer.

She was born June 8, 1930 in Lisbon, OH, a daughter to the late Sidney and Ruth (Hildebrand) DeRemer.  Arlene was a 1948 graduate of Sugar Grove High School, and an active member of the Wrightsville Community Church, serving on many committees, including hospitality, prayer chains and many of the dinners that were served. She had her hand in everything that was going on at church.  She loved gardening, her flowers, reading, shopping, corresponding with many of her friends, and traveling.  Arlene and her husband were avid fans of the group Country Conversion and followed then around faithfully. She was a strong influence to her family and will be missed dearly by them.

   Arlene is survived by her loving husband of 62 years, Gale Hotchkiss, whom she married August 14, 1949 in Chandlers Valley, her 5 children, Steven (Jean) Hotchkiss, Sugar Grove, Susan (Bob) Wells of Johnsonburg, Pa., Sidney (Anita) Hotchkiss, Centerville, Pa., Sandra (Bill) Miller, and Vennie Hotchkiss, both of Sugar Grove, 4 brothers, Ivan DeRemer of Sugar Grove, Karl DeRemer, N. Warren, Edward DeRemer, Chandlers Valley, and  Larry (Angela) DeRemer of South Carolina, a sister Donna (George) Peterson of Ashville, NY, 5 grandchildren, James Miller, Albert (Missy) Wells, Kellie (Mark) Shields, Brittany Hotchkiss, Nathan Hotchkiss, 3 step great grandchildren and a great grandchild to be expected soon.

   A memorial service will be held on Saturday January 21, 2012 at 11:00 am at the Wrightsville Community Church with the pastor Kenneth Morris officiating.  Burial will be in the Chandlers Valley Cemetery. The family suggests memorial donations be made to Hospice of Warren Co., 2 Crescent Park, Warren, Pa. 16365 or to the Wrightsville Community Church, P.O. Box 105, Pittsfield, Pa. 16340.

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Susan Kowalski Andracki
   Posted Wed January 04, 2012
My thoughts and prayers go out to the family of Arlene Hotchkiss.
She is in a better place with no pain and watching over you. Yes,
you are sad at her passing but you have all the memories, love, and
family and friends to keep you going. My best memory is when she
taught me how to milk a cow. She smiled and said "Now that wasn''''t
so hard. Keep the memories going!

Barbara (Livermore) Hester
   Posted Thu January 05, 2012
Even though I am not home, I will always remember Aunt Arlene in so many ways. My heart goes out to my family in this time of need. She is now in a better place with no pain or sickness.

All our love,

Randy, Barbara, Brandon, Adrianna, Cheyenne, Emma & J.R.

Marcy Peterson
   Posted Thu January 05, 2012
To the Hotchkiss family:
I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. It''''s been many years since I''''ve seen Arlene up on the hill. May God Bless to all of you during this sad time.

Laura Ruland
   Posted Thu January 05, 2012

TO the Family of Arlene Hotchkiss, I,M so sorry to hear OF HER
passing,i came to know her back when i was just a little girl,see
gail and arlene knew my grandparents,Perry and June, and also gail
worked with my grandpa at the carbrendum co. in NY.Also my
grandparents would take me up to their farm and i would have fun
with the animals.Rest in peace Arlene, thanks for my memories
of the farm..Gail trust in god he will get you through the tough times
i just can,t believe how fast life can pass you by and how we lose those ones we love.All of you guys take take and God Bless YOU ALL!!!!!
lOVE lAURIE rULAND and fAMILY

Gwen Smith
   Posted Fri January 06, 2012
Sandy and family,
My condolences on the loss of your Mother. I hope that you find comfort in the knowledge that she is now embraced by God and lives in the company of angels. She will live forever in the hearts and minds of those who knew and loved her. God bless you and give you peace. .The world has lost a remarkable woman but heaven has gained one.

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