The Daily Item
McCLURE — Dennis L. Hoffman, 67, of Schoch Street passed away at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 15, 2013, at his home surrounded by his family.
He was born on May 17, 1945, in Lewistown, a son of the late Merle A. and Grace A. (Hoffman) Hoffman. On April 29, 1967, he married Elizabeth R. “Jane” (Folk) Hoffman who survives.
Dennis was a 1963 graduate of West Snyder High school.
He served in the Army National Guard during Vietnam until 1971.
Mr. Hoffman was previously employed at Standard Steel in Lewistown until retiring in 2007.
He attended First United Methodist Church in McClure.
Dennis was a member of the American Legion Post 942 in McClure and also the West End Sportsman’s Club. He enjoyed hunting and spending time at his cabin in the mountain and especially enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two sons and one daughter-in-law, Craig A. Hoffman and his fiancé Stephanie Burkey, of Beaver Springs and Corey L. and Adrienne Hoffman, of McClure; five grandchildren, Samantha and Zachary Hoffman, and Destiny, Angel and Colleen Burkey; and two sisters, Nancy Peterson and Linda Baker.
He was preceded in death by one grandson, Tyler Hoffman; two brothers, Ronald Hoffman and William Stratford; and one sister, Sandra L. Rhodes.
A memorial service will be held at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 24, 2013, at First United Methodist Church in McClure with the Rev. Kathy Mercado officiating.
Arrangements are by the Pheasant Funeral Home, 316 W. Market St., Beavertown.
Contributions in his memory may be made to Hospice: The Bridge, 1126 W. Fourth St., Lewistown, PA 17044; or to the First United Methodist Church, 10 W. Specht St., McClure, PA 17841.