Hoopes, Barbara A.

Barbara A. Hoopes, 68, of Wilmington, Delaware, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, May 7, 2019.

She was born to parents Charles Mohr and Naomi Mohr on December 13, 2019 in Milford, DE.

Barbara worked hard throughout the years but ended her career as a Data Entry Clerk at Wilmington Trust for 14 years. She was a loving wife, mom, sister, aunt, grand mom and friend.

Barbara loved decorating for the holidays especially Halloween. She was a very creative person who baked the best desserts and made the craziest costumes. She also loved bingo, playing cards, camping, bowling, animals, and humming birds. Barbara loved helping others by giving to local churches but she loved her family the most. She would call each of us daily, weekly and monthly to find out how we were doing. She had strong convictions and stood by them as we all know and her facial expressions were often reasons for lots of laughter.

Barbara was married to Francis J. Hoopes August 15, 1980. Together they raised 4 children: Ronald Geiger, Tammy Stroup, Christopher Geiger and Chris Hoopes.

Barbara is survived by her husband of 38 years Francis J. Hoopes, Ronald Geiger Son, Tammy Stroup Daughter, Christopher Geiger Son and spouse Anita Deputy and step son Chris Hoopes. Barbara had 8 grandchildren, Kelly and Aj, Billy and Carrie, James, Shane, Caleb and Colton as well as 3 great grandchildren Aeryn, Declan and Kaylen. Barbara is also survived by Betty Irwin Sister, Richard Mohr Brother and Wife Karen, Bill Mohr Brother and Wife Cheryl, Larry Mohr Brother and Wife Sarah, John Mohr Brother as well as many nieces and nephews whom she loved so very much.

She was preceded in death by her parents Charles and Naomi Mohr and her brothers Floyd and Dennis Mohr.

A visitation will be held on Saturday, May 11, beginning at 12 noon with a memorial service to follow at 1pm, at McCrery & Harra Funeral Homes, 3710 Kirkwood Hwy (at Duncan Rd), Wilmington. Burial will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105-9959.