Louise R. Hoden

Mrs. Louise R. Hoden, 81, died at 5:35 a.m., Monday, Jan. 31 at Hamot Medical Center, following an extended illness. She was born in Leroy to the late Paul and Isodene Smiley Rockwell. Her family moved to Sheffield when she was 7 years old and Louise has been a resident since then.She enjoyed playing cards, dancing and camping and was a member of Warren Moose Lodge, Sheffield VFW Ladies Auxiliary and Kane Eagles Club Ladies Auxiliary.Louise is survived by two sons, Michael “Mike” Hoden, Sheffield and Matt “Houdini” Hoden, Sheffield; one daughter, Tina Hoden, Sheffield; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.In addition to her parents, Louise was preceded in death by two brothers, Tom and Paul Rockwell; one sister, Isodene Rockwell; one son, Mark Hoden; and one daughter, Lisa Hoden.A Memorial Service will be held Thursday, Feb. 3, 2011 at the Sheffield United Methodist Church. Rev. Dennis Johnson, pastor, will officiate at the 11:30 a.m. service. Friends will be received at the church one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Sheffield Cemetery.Memorial donations may be made to the Kidney or Cancer Societies.The Borden-Lloyd Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.