Earl Hofmann, 86

FULTON, NY – Earl Hofmann, 86, of Granby, died Saturday February 10, 2018, in Oswego Hospital.

Earl Hofmann
Earl Hofmann

He was born in Newark, NJ, the son of the late Julius and Grace (Pealo) Hofmann.

He was a land developer, developing Hofmann Heights on Germandale Drive in Granby, and a farmer where he was the recipient of the prestigious farming award, the Oswego County Top Dairy Producer, he also worked as truck driver for Container Corp. of Fulton.

Mr. Hofmann was predeceased by his twin children, Julius and Jolene Hofmann.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Eleanor (Duger) Hofmann of Granby; and children, Lynn (Greg) Waloven of Hannibal, Rosemary (David) Emmons of Hannibal, Earl Dan Hofmann of Fulton, Patricia (Marc) Marino of Fulton, Tammy Brown of Fulton, and Shelley (Martin) Tomasino of Fulton, adopted son, Heraldo (Barbara) Reyes; 16 grandchildren; and 29 great-grandchildren.

Memorial service will be conducted Tuesday 6 p.m. at the Bowens Corner Methodist Church.

Burial will be private.

There will be no calling hours.

The arrangements are in the care of the Sugar Funeral Home Inc. 224 W. Second St S., Fulton.

The family has requested contributions may be made to Bowens Corner Methodist Church, 758 State Route 176, Fulton, or the Oswego County SPCA.

11 Comments

  1. So sorry to hear this Danny. Sending prayers to all the family. Know that he will be missed greatly in the community. Never saw him without a smile on his face nor without that sparkle in his eyes. My condolences to you all

  2. Such a good man. I always loved seeing him. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Rest in peace Earl. You will be missed by many.

  3. Today brings sadness to our family, we will remember earl as a very hard worker he never slowed down, he was very kind and had a tender heart for his family and others, he always wanted happiness,and he would go out of his way to do so ,he was special one of a kind,he was our friend.,he will be missed but he won’t be forgotten. We would like the family to know that we are thinking of them all and our hearts and prayers are truly with all. May you rest now in peace.

  4. Today brings much sadness to our family,we will remember earl as a very hard worker, he never slowed down, he went out of his way to help and to bring happiness for both his family and others, he was special one of a kind he had a tender heart and we can proudly and gratefully call him a friend of many years, he will be missed but not forgotten.We would like the family to know that we are thinking of them all and our hearts and prayers are truly with them all.May he now rest with peace.

  5. So sorry for your loss. Mr Hofmann was a great guy. He will be missed!! We all grew up in the same area. Great family! Prayers for all ???

  6. So sorry for your loss. He always stopped and said hi anytime he seen me. Great man, may he Rest in piece

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