Tracey D. Hobaugh, age 73, of Elizabeth Twp., passed away on Sunday, August 29, 2021 at home. She was a retired teacher for many school districts in the area. She was a member of Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church in Elizabeth Twp. where she served as a lay minister and enjoyed volunteering with the evangelism team and as a shepherd. A favorite Irish saying of hers was, "Death leaves a heartache no one can heal. Love leaves a memory no one can steal.” Born August 5, 1948 in Uniontown, she was a daughter of the late Joseph O. and Alverda J. (Brown) Thompson. She is survived by her husband of 42 years, Clarence G. Hobaugh; sons, Benjamin J. Hobaugh of Monongahela and Jonathan C. and Trisha Hobaugh of Greensburg; granddaughters, Violet and Evelina Hobaugh; and brothers, Mark and Jeffrey Thompson, both of Uniontown. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by brother, Timothy Thompson and her twin sister, Marilyn (who died at birth). Friends will be received in the Paul E. Bekavac Funeral Home, Elizabeth on Thursday, September 2, 2021, from 2– 4 and 6-8 PM. A funeral service will take place on Friday, September 3, 2021, at 10 AM at Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church with the Rev. Stephen Morse officiating. The service can be viewed live on YouTube at HTTPS://youtu.be/CYWvZLme1o4. Private burial will be in the National Cemetery of the Alleghenies. Memorial contributions may be made to Central Highlands Community United Methodist Church, 100 Timothy Drive, Elizabeth, PA 15037.
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