Maxine Summerson

Obituary of Maxine Loyce Summerson

Maxine Loyce Summerson, 87, of Lemont, died Saturday, May 18, 2024, at home.

Born September 9, 1936, in Bellefonte, she was the daughter of the late Gilbert A. and Margaret L. Woodring McKinley.

She is survived by four children, Ronald Lee Hoy of Pennsylvania Furnace, Kenneth Eugene Hoy and his wife, Deborah Seacrest, of Huntingdon, Randy Irvin Hoy and Patty Ann Hoy, both of Lamar; four siblings, Sue E. Porter and her husband, Chuck, of Pleasant Gap, Nancy C. Yecina and her husband, John, of Snow Shoe, Larry McKinley and his wife, Tina, of Bellefonte, Marcie E. Bathurst of Muncy; three grandchildren, Ashley and Jessika Garret and Michael Hoy; three great grandchildren Tristian and Carter Shelley and Dominic Hummer Jr. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by four siblings, James L. McKinley, Raymond G. McKinley, Ronald C. McKinley and Hazel I. McKinley.

Maxine was a 1954 graduate of Bald Eagle High School.

Prior to retirement she was employed as a cook for a fraternity at Penn State University.

She was a member of the Spring Creek Presbyterian Church of Lemont and the State College Lions Club.

Services will be private at the convenience of the family.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Spring Creek Presbyterian Church of Lemont by visiting

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences may be entered at or visit us on Facebook.

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