Leo Aloysius Hoffman, of Zurich, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family at Exeter Villa, on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 in his 81st year. Beloved husband of Irene (Esdaile) Hoffman. Dear father of Barbara Hoffman and Richard Oosterbosch of Exeter, Dianne Hoffman of Goderich and Rob Hoffman of London. Loving grandfather of Alexis Hoffman, Lesa and Ken Regier, Kate Livingston, Sean, Jasmine, Justine and Joseph Hoffman and great-grandfather of Katie Marshall, Kaybree Berry, Haylee Regier and Rilan Regier . Dear brother and brother-in-law of Wilfred and Stella Hoffman, Br. Edgar Hoffman, Sr. Angela Teresa Hoffman, Mary Ducharme, Doreen Ducharme and Lil and Martin Martens. Sadly missed by his many nieces and nephews and his dear friend Wally Kurt. Predeceased by his parents Simon and Caroline (Regier) Hoffman, son Dennis (1978), sister Rose (Joe) Traher, brothers Albert, Joe, Leonard, Anthony and George and brothers-in-law Regis Ducharme and Bob Ducharme . Leo worked tirelessly on the Zurich Agriculture Society Board for many years, volunteered for the Zurich Bean Festival and was known for his love of playing cards.
Cremation. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday, August 17, 2013 at 11 a.m. in St. Boniface Roman Catholic Church, Zurich, Ont. with visiting from 9 to 10:45 a.m. prior to the mass at the church. Fr. Graham Keep celebrant. Interment St. Boniface Roman Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or a charity of one’s choice.HOFFMAN: Leo Aloysius of Zurich