Edward S. Hoffman, 99, a resident of Green Ridge Village, Newville, PA, died
Saturday, April 28, 2007.
He was born June 19, 1907 in Danville PA the son of the late Lillian Crosley
and Simon Krebs Hoffman. He graduated from Danville High School. A graduate
of Bucknell University, he was a member of Phi Kappa Psi fraternity.
Family and friends will remember Ed as happily planning his 100th birthday
party, as well as his lively intellect, positive outlook and wonderful sense
He was a Mason, A Presbyterian, and a Docent for the National Symphony's,
Washington, DC, Young People's Concert Program, where he also volunteered
with music programs in the public schools.
Ed was a World War II Veteran with service in the Army Medical
Administrative Corps. He rose to the rank of Major, and was assigned to the
International Division of the Office of the Surgeon General which supplied
medical supplies to the beneficiary nations under the Lend Lease Program.
He held positions in hospital administration and personnel services as a
long-time resident of Washington where he also worked for Golden Commissary
He is survived by his niece, Ann Carter Lee, and great-niece, Carter Marsh,
both of White Stone, VA; a great-niece, Katherine M. Lewis and her husband
Thomas A. Lewis, Jr., a great-great niece and nephew, Abigail V. Lewis and
William C. Lewis, all of Richmond, VA. He is also survived by Mrs.
Hoffman's nephews, Richard Clapp and Donald Clapp of The Villages, FL and
Gastonia, NC, respectively, and great-niece, Lisa Clapp of Mechanicsburg,
PA. His wife, Eleanor Balliet Clapp Hoffman, predeceased him in 2001, as
did his sisters, Margaret H. Carter of Washington, DC, and Katherine Hoffman
of Danville, PA.
Graveside services will be held Wednesday, May 2, 2007 at 11:30 AM from Odd
Fellows Cemetery 1402 Bloom Road Danville PA with the Reverend Judson S.
Bennett Mahoning Presbyterian Church officiating.
In lieu of flowers, memorial remembrances may be sent to the Mahoning
Presbyterian Church, 106 E. Mahoning St., Danville, PA; The National
Diabetic Foundation, 100 Wall Street, NY, NY 10005; or The National
Federation of the Blind, 1800 Johnson St., Suite 300, Baltimore, MD