Peacefully at the Exeter Villa on February 16, 2020 of Exeter and formerly of London at the age of 85. Beloved husband of the late Winona Hoffman (December 27, 2019). Dear father of Doug and Kim Hoffman, Karen Hoffman and Mike Hookimaw. Dear grandfather of Philip Hoffman, Grace Hoffman and Nate Darasch. Dear brother and brother-in-law of Joyce and Bruce Webb. Predeceased by his son Bob.
Visitation will be held at the Haskett Funeral Home, 370 William Street, EXETER on Friday, February 28 from 9:30-10:30 AM where the memorial service will be held at 11 AM. Cremation with Interment Crediton Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations to the South Huron Minor Hockey Association or a charity of your choice would be appreciated by the family.
Connie & Shane Lesperance
I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers to the family. I remeber Claire and Winona coming into T.J’s for fish and chips and then seeing them at A. & W. They were an amazing couple. I will miss seeing them. R.I.P. Claire & Winona.
Doug and Karen, I was so sorry to hear about your father’s passing. I know this is a very sad and difficult time for you and your family especially so soon after the passing of your mom. I remember your dad for all the pepsi swag , I thought it was the coolest thing. You have my very deepest sympathy.
JoAnne and Mike Pickering
Sorry to hear of your Dads passing. Remember him delivering pop to our store many years ago!! ( Betty’s Market) now the Huron Restaurant . Always a big smile!!
Doug, Karen and families. So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I remember him making pop deliveries to the school in the morning and then coming to watch basketball and football games in the afternoon. I always enjoyed talking to him and it was nice to see how supportive he was of you both. Take care and all the best. Terry and ( Miss ) Jean O’Rourke
Wayne & Julie Pryce
Our Deepest sympathy on your loss. Enjoyed working with Claire out of the Exeter Pepsi office. Treasure all those special memories you all must have.
Doug,Karen and families , so sorry to hear of Claire’s passing. He was a good man and certainly will be missed. Dan
Sorry for your loss of both parents so close to each other. Sending my condolences
Liz Campbell (Giffin)
It’s been many, many years since I’ve seen Claire, but I’ve thought of him often when I think of the days at Pepsi. He was a great co-worker and friend, besides not many remember Yellow Pepsi trucks. Sorry to hear of his passing.
George and Sue Wilson
Claire’s family, our heartfelt sympathy on the loss of your Dad. Claire was a friendly man with a big smile. We knew he and your Mom. Cherish your precious memories. Hugs and prayers, George and Sue Wilson
Linda & Jerry Traquair & family
Claire was a member of our Hensall United Church family back in the 80s. He was a very kind and helpful man. We are so very sorry for your loss.
Our deepest sympathy goes out to you Karen, Doug and families in the passing of your Dad. He was a great co-worker and friend. He will be remembered for his work ethics and his compassion for his job at Pepsi. He always had a positive attitude no matter what. He was a great mentor and his memory will be with me for a long time.
Mel and Nancy Whiting.
Brian & Lynda Sanders
So sorry to hear of Claire’s passing So sad for you guys to loose both Mom & Dad so close together Cherish your memories Life is so very short Thinking of you all Brian & Lynda Sanders
Doug and Karen
Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing, May your fond memories help you through this difficult time.
Pamela Ersman Simmons
Sorry to hear of Claire’s passing, your Father and Mother are united together again, and they will rest in peace. Their memories will stay will you and your families always.
Brian and Janet Wedlake
Sorry to hear the passing of Clair. Know we are thinking of you at this difficult time.
CINDY FISHER BAILEY
Losing parents is so very hard – Cherish all the memories and know they are always close hugs to you all
Margaret A. Brintnell
To All of Claire’s family.
My sympathy to all of you at this sad time once again. So difficult to lose your parents. Share all your memories.
To all Claire’s family
We are so sorry to hear of Claire’s passing. He has fought so hard for many years and now will be at peace. He was a wonderful neighbour and we have lots of fun memories.
With Deepest Sympathy Donna and Jim
Dave Frayne and Cathy Cade
To the Hoffman families:
Sorry to learn of Claire’s passing. Have known him for many years, mostly through Tuckey Beverages. He and your mom often came to A&W for breakfast and talked to the patrons there.
Doug and Karen; so sorry to hear of your dad’s passing. Had many chats with him over the years. Keep his memory close. My condolences, Dalt