Vanetta Tate – Hookstown

Vanetta Tate, 88, of Hookstown passed away surrounded by the family she loved on Monday, April 11, 2022. Born April 9, 1934, in Hopewell Township she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Ella (Bruce) Green.

She spent her working life as a gifted cook at various establishments, including The Harvest House and Golf View Manor. The most important part of her life was spending time with her family and especially loved birthday celebrations. She was a member of the Hookstown Free Methodist Church where she served in various areas over the years, including youth group leader, widows group leader, and was recognized as a prayer warrior.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond E. Tate, with whom she celebrated 56 years of marriage; their infant son, Wade Tate and her brothers Thomas and Clarence Green.

Left with precious memories are her son and daughter-in-law, Stan and Theresa Tate; her daughter Ethel Smith; her grandchildren, April (Doug) Kimble, Valerie (Matt) Jones, Tracy Ramsey, Amanda (Justin) Conkle and Raymond (Nicole) Tate; 11 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Also surviving are her sister-in-laws Connie Tate, Helen Green and Mary Davies and a special friend, her sister in Christ, Linda Mann.

Friends and family will be received at McConnell Funeral Home in Hookstown, Thursday from 11 AM until 12 noon with the funeral service to follow. Her pastor, the Rev. Wilmer J. Olszewski will be officiating. Burial will take place at Mill Creek Hill Cemetery, Hookstown, PA.

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