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Virginia Aleman Hoose

October 31, 1949 ~ December 29, 2019 (age 70)

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Virginia Aleman Hoose, 70, of Painesville, passed away peacefully on December 29th, 2019 surrounded by her loving husband and four children after a ten year battle with dementia. She was born on Halloween in 1949 in LaVilla, Texas to Jose Y. and Manuela (Tamez) Aleman.

She grew up in a migrant farm working family physically harvesting crops all over the country. Her father always stressed to his children the importance of getting a good education. She graduated from Texas A&I with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education. Virginia received her Master of Arts in TESOL and Bilingual Education from Findlay University in May of 1999. She worked for Painesville City Schools as the Director of Migrant Education. She loved her co-workers, inspired and adored her students and reluctantly retired in January of 2010.

Virginia met her future husband Mike in Kingsville, Texas in 1972 while he was in the U.S. Navy. They loved each other so much they were married twice. First on August 27, 1977 at Hope Ridge Church in Mentor and then a week later they traveled to LaVilla, Texas to say their I Do’s once more on September 3rd. She and Mike moved to Painesville where they would start their family.

Virginia is survived by the love of her life, Michael J. Hoose Sr., who she was married to for over 42 years. Virginia will be forever loved and greatly missed by her children, Victoria (Adan) Gomez, Michael (Cierra) Hoose Jr., Kassandra Hoose and Justin (Ashleigh) Hoose and her grandchildren, Gavin DeBarber, Viviana Hernandez, Aidan Gomez Hoose and Jacob Hoose.

“Vickie” as her siblings would call her is the beloved sister of Richard (Fela) Aleman, Hector Aleman. Enrique (Ida) Aleman, Florestela Fuentes, Roel (Alicia) Aleman, Alicia Godlove, Rojelio Aleman, Sylvia (Andy) Zamora, Noemi (Melecio) Rios, Rosa Elia (Joe L.) Aleman Serrano. She is also survived by her sister-in-law, Kathy Hoose, who we are so grateful for as she spent so much time caring for her.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her brother Joe Aleman Jr.

Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia will be 10:00 AM, Saturday, January 4th, 2020 at St. Mary Catholic Church, 242 North State Street, Painesville, Ohio. Friends will be received 4:00-8:00 PM Friday, January 3rd, 2020 at Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Home, 667 Mentor Ave, Painesville. Burial will be at Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers or plants please contribute to the Virginia Hoose Scholarship Fund that was created in her honor in 2017 at Harvey High School. Scholarship contributions can be made to the Virginia Aleman  Hoose Schoorship via GoFundMe.

Or mail checks directly to the:   Harvey High School Alumni Association

                                                         200 West Walnut Avenue

                                                         Painesville, Ohio 44077

Check Memo: Virginia Hoose Scholarship 

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January 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Spear Mulqueeny Funeral Homes
667 Mentor Ave.
Painesville, OH 44077

Funeral Mass
January 4, 2020

10:00 AM
St Mary Catholic Church Painesville
242 North State Street
Painesville, OH 44077

January 4, 2020

11:30 AM
Riverside Cemetery
385 Riverside Drive
Painesville, Ohio 44077


Harvey High School Alumni Association
200 West Walnut Avenue, Painesville OH 44077

GoFundMe: Virginia Aleman Hoose Scholarship

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