Eugene C. “Gene” Hoffman
January 3, 1935 - October 2, 2020
Eugene C. “Gene” Hoffman, age 85, of Oxford, PA, and formerly of Newark, DE for 56 years, passed away on Friday, October 2, 2020.
Born in Wilmington, DE on January 3, 1935, he was a son of the late Francis and Geneva (Bromwell) Hoffman. Gene was a graduate of Delaware Technical and Community College. He worked at DuPont Co. as a Chemical Engineer for 40 years. Gene enjoyed woodworking and was the owner of his own business, The Wood Shed. He was an avid historian. Gene dearly loved his wife, family and Jesus.
In addition to his parents, Gene was preceded in death by his infant daughter, Wendy Hoffman. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Elaine J. (Stumpf) Hoffman; children, Kim Swarthout (David), Jeanne Burke and Eugene Carl Hoffman II (Tiffany); brother, Richard Hoffman; 6 grandchildren; and 9 great grandchildren.
A visitation for family and friends will be held from 11 am until 12 noon on Monday, October 19, 2020, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 12 noon. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gene’s memory to Cornerstone Presbyterian Church, 109 Gypsy Hill Road, Landenberg, PA 19350.