John J. Hoffman, Sr.
John J. Hoffman, Sr. passed away on Monday, November 30, 2015 at his home with his loving family by his side. He was 82. Born in Bristol Borough, son of the late James and Anna (McHugh) Hoffman, he was a lifelong Bristol resident. John was a graduate of St. Mark School, Northeast Catholic High School and Rider University. He was a U.S. Army Veteran, serving in the Korean War. John retired after 41 years as an Accounting Supervisor for Rohm & Haas Co. He was a lifelong active member of St. Mark Church, where he served as an altar boy, lector, Eucharistic minister, the Pre-Cana team, the Parish Council and as the business manager for many years. John was a member of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, Michael Dougherty Division 1, Bristol for 66 years and was recently given the honor of National Life Member. He was also a member of the Celtic Heritage Foundation, a lifetime member of the V.F.W., John Billington Post, the Knights of Columbus, Council 906, the Bristol Moose Lodge No. 1169, and the Bristol Cultural and Historical Foundation.
John is survived by his beloved wife, Lorraine (Lippincott) Hoffman, his loving children, John J. Hoffman, Jr. and his wife, Polly, Maryann Jashinske and her husband, Mitch, and Marita Connor. He will be sadly missed by his grandchildren, PJ Hoffman and his wife, Sarah, Bryan Hoffman and his wife, Kathleen, Mike Hoffman and his wife, Kathy, Devyn and Connor Jashinske and Seamus and Natalie Connor. John is also survived by 1 sister, Sara Blair and her husband, Jim and 1 brother, Joseph Hoffman and his wife, Etta along with many loving nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by 3 brothers, James, George and Thomas Hoffman and 6 sisters, Anna Hunt, Marie Allison, Helen Vitale, Theresa Nice, Blanche Rago and Frances Flanagan.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Mass on Friday, December 4, 2015, 10:00am at St. Mark Church, Bristol Borough. Interment, St. Mark Cemetery. Friends may call Thursday evening 6-9:00pm and Friday morning 8:30-9:30am at the Wade Funeral Home, 1002 Radcliffe Street, Bristol Borough. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to St. Mark School, 1024 Radcliffe Street, Bristol, Pa 19007.