Richard A. Hoffman, 75

HANNIBAL, NY – Richard A. Hoffman, 75, of Hannibal, it is with our deepest sorrow that the family  informs you that our beloved husband, father and grandfather has been taken, by the Lord and his angels, back home for his everlasting love and peace (on February 10, 2016).

Richard A. Hoffman
Richard A. Hoffman

Dick was born July 8, 1940, in Worcester, Mass., to Joseph and Julia Hoffman.

He retired from Armstrong World Industries, Fulton, after 36 years as a machinist.

Dick was a communicant of Our Lady of the Rosary Church in Hannibal and a life member of Pathfinder Fish & Game Club in Fulton.

Throughout his life, Dick enjoyed fishing, hunting, skiing, motorcycling, four wheeling, snowmobiling, skeet & trap shooting and he loved the Boston Red Sox.

Dick was predeceased in death by his parents; a sister, Shirley (Dick) Murphy; and a brother, Joseph (Shirley) Hoffman.

He now leaves to cherish his memory, his high school sweetheart and wife of 54 years, Edna Allen Hoffman; his children, Susan (Shawn) Conner, Shari (Steve) Gordon and Steven Hoffman; and his faithful dog, Dudley; four wonderful grandchildren, Nicole Ketcham, Kristy Ketcham, Shawn Conner Jr. and Shane Conner; his loving sisters, Judy (Herm) Harold and Donna (Bob) Simko; as well as several nieces and nephews.

We will forever miss him, but let him go to his peace knowing that we will someday link our family chain back as God calls each of us.

Calling hours will be from 4 to 7 p.m. Monday, February 15, at Foster Funeral Home, 837 Cayuga St., Hannibal.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 11 a.m. Tuesday, February 16, at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Cayuga Street in Hannibal with a spring burial service at Hannibal Village Cemetery.

Foster Funeral Home, Inc.


  1. To the family, Donna and Judy,
    So sorry to hear of this my thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Brenda Muckey Frazier-Hartle

  2. Edna Mae,,Sorry to read about Dick’s passing. You and you’r family are in our prayers.

    Yvonne & Stoney

  3. Aunt Edna I’m so sorry to here of uncle dicks passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and the kids. Kyler and I talk about that trip uncle dick took us on to through the woods on the 4 wheeler to see the ski doos race on water. I am deeply saddened. Love you guys.

  4. Edna, Although I haven’t seen either of you since 10th. grade, I remember both of you well. Dick was a wonderful guy. I will remember both of you at Mass and in daily prayers.

    Bill White
    Marfa, TX

  5. So very sorry, Edna, to read of the loss of your husband. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  6. I am so sorry for your lose Edna, My prayers and thoughts are with you now and in the time you need them.

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