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Ralph Warren Hoffman

September 16, 1942 — March 5, 2024

Mount Vernon

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Ralph Warren Hoffman, 81, of Elizabeth Township, passed away Tuesday, March 5, 2024 at home surrounded by his loving family. He was born September 16, 1942 in Pittsburgh, PA  and was the son of the late Robert Jay Hoffman, Sr. and Mary Russell Purdon (McCaw) Hoffman.  Ralph was a US ARMY Veteran and served from 1964 to 1970, during the Vietnam Era and also the Dominican Civil War of 1965.  After obtaining his associates degree, he worked in accounting for many years and would go on to work in information technology for The Educational Management Corporation.  Ralph was a member of The Mount Vernon Community Presbyterian Church. He was also a model train enthusiast and a member of the Elizabeth Township Historical Society and The Elizabeth Township Senior Citizens.  He will be greatly missed.  Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 50 years, Brenda (Maxwell) Hoffman; sons, Graydon (Jamie) Hoffman and Russell (Christine) Hoffman; grandchildren, Owen and Adalyn Hoffman; a niece, Robin Toops; nephews, Jeff, Maxwell and Seth Toops; brother-in-law, Fred (the late Donna) Westcoat; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  In addition to his parents, he is preceded in death by his grandson, Grady Hoffman, who passed away June 15, 2019; as well as a brother and a sister. Friends are welcome on Thursday, March 7, 2024, from 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm & 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm at the Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, Elizabeth Township (412) 751-5000 Drew J. Gilbert, Director.  Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home Chapel on Friday, March 8, 2024, at 11:00 am with Pastor Matt Fricker,  officiating.  Interment will follow at the Mount Vernon Cemetery, Elizabeth Township.  Condolences may be made at GilbertFuneralHomeandCrematory.com
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Visitation

Thursday, March 7, 2024

2:00 - 4:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, PA 15135

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Visitation

Thursday, March 7, 2024

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, PA 15135

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Funeral Service

Friday, March 8, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am (Eastern time)

Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory

6028 Smithfield Street, Boston, PA 15135

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