Gerard Hoffmann

Wednesday, May 4, 2005

Gerard Francis Hoffmann, 86, of Dunedin, Fla., died Monday, May 2, 2005, at Manor Care of Dunedin.

He was born April 14, 1919, in Brooklyn, N.Y., son of William L. and Elizabeth Delile Hoffmann. He and June Zimmer were married Jan. 2, 1943, at Quonset Point Naval Base, R.I.

Hoffmann retired in 1975 from Grumman Aviation in Long Island, N.Y., and moved to Jackson. He moved to Florida in 1991. He was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church in Dunedin.

He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Survivors include his wife of Cape Girardeau; two sons, Paul Hoffmann of New Hampshire, David Hoffmann of Florida; two daughters, Nancy Reppen of Jackson, Anne Hoffmann of Fort Collins, Colo.; a brother, John Hoffmann of Riverhead, N.Y.; six grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren.

Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jackson, with Monsignor Edward Eftink officiating. Burial will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery at Pocahontas.

Hutchings Funeral Chapel in Marble Hill, Mo., is in charge of arrangements.