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George W. Hoffman, Jr.

George W. Hoffman, Jr., age 73, of Townsend, Delaware passed away on Wednesday, August 5, 2015.

He was born in Minquadale in New Castle County, Delaware.

George worked as a union carpenter and retired from Carpenters Local #626 in New Castle.  He loved NASCAR, camping and traveling around the United States with his camping friends, The Dual Wheelers, and always loved spending time with family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents, George W. Hoffman, Sr. and Alice (Davis) Oberly.  George is survived by his wife of 54 years, Joyce E. (Mills) Hoffman; three children, LeeAnn Hoffman-Waltz (Steve), Lynne L. Drill (William), and George W. Hoffman III (Annette);  three siblings, Emma Baker (Ronnie), Carl Hoffman (Terri) and Bertha White; a sister-in-law, Karen Lalli; four grandchildren, Amanda Wyatt, George Hoffman  IV, Nicole Drill and Anna Hoffman; many nieces; nephews and dear friends.

A memorial service will be held at a later date.

George’s family suggests memorial contributions be made to the Delaware Humane Society, 701 A Street, Wilmington, DE 19801.

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  • Dear Joyce, and family you have my deepest condolences.
    George will surely be missed by all that knew him.

  • George and Joyce are our neighbors for 15 years, George and Pete went to Car races in Dover, Bridgeport and dirt tracks in So. Delaware. We enjoyed camping monthly with the Dual Wheelers and once a year on a week long trip. George and Pete tried to stay in shape, exercising a few days a week and trading stories. He will be missed.

  • What can you say about a man with a heart as big as the outdoors? A man who loved to spoil animals and grandkids? Who would give the the shirt off of his back if he thought you needed it? That was George. We thought the world of him, and the world won’t be the same without him. Be at peace, George. Condolences to Joyce, Lynn, LeeAnn, George and the extended Hoffman family. Our love and prayers are with you.

  • You will always been in my heart big brother and my prayers go out to Joyce and family !!

  • Alway cherished the time we had as kids and going to your house seeing your bulldog you will be missed alway uncle George Rest easy..And my prayers go out to aunt Joyce and family….love Jack Shannon & Shane !!

  • So many kind words from so many great people! I miss him so much!!

  • WE always enjoyed seeing George, He was kind and funny and always made us feel welcome.. Our love and prayers go out to our extended family, the Hoffmans. The perfect example that blood doesn’t make you family. I Love you all. Keep your memories of George close to your heart for that is where you will find him. Much love to all of you. Love, BettyJane and Pierre

  • George jr. , Leann , Very sorry for your loss. Your Dad must have been a wonderful man. Knowing the character of both of you. We know he was. God Bless.
    John and Mary

  • GEORGE, I’M SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE PASSING OF YOUR FATHER. I’VE BEEN PRAYING & THINKING OF YOU & YOUR FAMILY. LONG TIME SINCE WE LAST SAW EACH OTHER, BUT WOULD LOVE TO CATCH UP. IN MY PRAYERS BROTHER!

  • I am very sorry to learn that your husband has passed away. This was unexpected I know that this will be a difficult time for you I will keep you & your family in my prayers