Alvin L. Hoffman
Alvin L. Hoffman, 79, of 628 S. Michael St., St. Marys, died Thursday, April 5, 2012 at Pinecrest Manor following an illness of the past several months. He was born Aug. 3, 1932, in St. Marys, son of the late Anthony and Marie Sporner Hoffman. On July 20, 1957, in Brookville, he married Anna M. Allegretto, who survives. Mr. Hoffman was a lifelong resident of the area and attended St. Marys schools. He was a retired employee of Carbone of America, retiring in 1995. He was a member of Queen of the World Church and a veteran of the U.S. Army, having served in the Korean War. He was a volunteer at Pinecrest Manor. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a daughter, Marie Kriegish (Larry) of Kersey; two sons, David A. Hoffman (Linda) of St. Marys and Mark A. Hoffman (Kelly) of Danville, Ky.; six grandchildren, Brad Meyer, Jolene Smith, Travis Smith, Joseph D. Hoffman, Corey Hoffman, and Michelle Chattelle; eight great-grandchildren; and by a brother, Lee Hoffman of St. Marys. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Jerome Hoffman, Paul Hoffman and Arthur Hoffman. A Mass of Christian Burial for Alvin L. Hoffman will be celebrated in the Queen of the World Church on Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at noon, with the Rev. Michael Ferrick, pastor, officiating. Full military rites will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail. Burial will follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery. Visitation is at the Lynch-Radkowski Funeral Home on Monday from 5 to 8 p.m. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the Pinecrest Manor Activity Fund, 753 Johnsonburg Rd., St. Marys, PA 15857. Online condolences may be offered at www.lynch-radkowski.com.