Dolores F. Hoffman - Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Homes & Crematory

Dolores F. Hoffman

August 6, 1931 - May 8, 2019

          Dolores F. Hoffman, age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, surrounded by her loving family.

          Born in Hagerstown, MD on August 6, 1931, she was the daughter of the late Elwood H. and Margaret R. (Cole) Kennedy.  Dolores was a graduate of Hagerstown High School, class of 1949 and Union Memorial Hospital School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD.  As a registered nurse she worked at the Prince Georges Hospital in Cheverly, MD and the student health center at the University of Delaware.  Dolores was a long time member of White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church, volunteering as a deacon, leader of Sarah Circle and Worship Committee member.

          She is survived by her husband of 65 years, Donald E. Hoffman; and children, Bryan E. Hoffman (Jim Lonsdale) of Philadelphia, PA and Susan H. Brooks (Daniel) of Kennett Square, PA.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 6 pm until 8 pm on Tuesday, May 14, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 121 West Park Place, Newark, DE.  A second visitation will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church, 15 Polly Drummond Hill Rd, Newark, DE 19711, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will follow in the adjoining cemetery.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Dolores’ memory to White Clay Creek Presbyterian Church at the address listed above.


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  • Bryan and Family,
    So hard to say goodbye to the ones we know and love so much. Remember everything.
    My deepest condolences.

  • Thinking of you today, Bryan, and hoping your memories of special times with your Mom will bring you comfort in the days ahead. It’s so very hard to lose loved ones. Love to you and Jim.

  • Dear Bryan and Jim it is with deepest sympathy to hear of your loss! I pray that you find strength, love and guidance in your sorrow! I am hear to support you both! All my love! Gary

  • Delores, It was a blessing knowing you and helping you clean your home. You are now in the arms of you loving Savior and I look forward to seeing you again someday. God bless your family. You will be missed very much.