The Herald, Sharon, Pa.

August 1, 2013

Ray Anthony Hoffman

Hunter, angler liked motorcycles, woodworking


---- — Ray Anthony Hoffman of Transfer passed away Thursday (8-1-13) in the hospital of Sharon Regional Health System. He was 56.

Ray was born Nov. 24, 1956, to Howard J. and Loreda J. (Mabry) Hoffman in Sharon. He graduated from Sharpsville High School, class of 1974. Ray worked as a press operator for Greenville Metal Litho. On Nov. 16, 1991, he married Jane Marie Hawkes.    

Ray enjoyed hunting, fishing, motorcycles, spending time with his wife, gardening and canning, woodworking, mechanics, and boat and motorcycle cruises. He loved helping others and loved the Lord.

Ray is survived by: his loving spouse, Jane; a daughter, Danielle Rae Hoffman, Transfer; two sons, Jeremy L. Hoffman and Jessup J. Hoffman, both Transfer; a sister, Brenda Thorpe, Sharon; a sister-in-law, Charlene L. Hawkes, and a brother-in-law, Charles R. Hawkes, both Transfer; and three granddaughters, Samantha Hoffman, Mackenzie Hawk and Paige Redmond.

He was preceded in death by his father, Howard J. Hoffman; his mother, Loreda J. Hoffman; and sons Nevada Hoffman, Dalton Hoffman and Joshua Hoffman.


Ray Anthony, 56, of Transfer.

Memorial service: 1 p.m. Aug. 10, 2013, in First Assembly of God, Hermitage, with Pastor Vincent Bellanca officiating.

Arrangements by DONALDSON-MOHNEY FUNERAL HOME and CREMATION SERVICE. Online condolences may be expressed at