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1 of 7 | Posted by: TOM & BONNIE MURDOCK - OH

“So sorry to see that George has passed. Dennis, I know how much your pop meant to you, how much time you spent with him, and how talking about him...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Steve McEowen - Dyer, IN

“Denny,Sandy,Keith,Jan,Kathy,Terry, I am so saddened hearing about the loss of your dad and father-in-law.George was a wonderful man,so sweet and kind...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Marie Futo - canton, OH

“Kathy, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time. Karen Tedrick (Cooley) ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Karen Tedrick - Murfreesboro, TN

“Denny,Keith,Kathy,my deepest sympathy with the loss of George,your dad,my good and gracious uncle.The memories come flooding back of his wise and...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Ronnie Schuler - Pineville, NC

“Sorry for your loss. They are together again in a wonderful place. Tom & Linda Schuler ”
6 of 7 | Posted by: Tom & Linda Schuler - WI

“It saddens me to hear that "Whitey" has died. I remember the years living by him and what a wonderful person he was. Rest in peach my old friend. ...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Jean Cross - Navarre, OH

George " Whitey" Hoffner, 92, passed away at Aultman Hospital on Friday, December 21, 2012. He was born in Massillon on August 9, 1920 to the late Paul & Mary (Citui) Hoffner. George retired from Republic Steel Corp. and was a World War II veteran of the United States Army with three Battle Stars serving in the 76th Infantry Division, 364 Battalion. He was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church, Massillon, Life Member of The Knights of Columbus 3rd Degree Council 554, 4th Degree Bishop Massillon Assembly, American Legion Post 221, Massillon Lions Club, and Life Member VFW Post 5047, Navarre. He is survived by three children, Dennis G. (Sandy) Hoffner of Canton, Jon Keith ( Jan) Hoffner, Massillon & Kathy (Terry) Evans of Canton, five grandchildren, Michelle, Angela, Arik (Stephanie), Jennifer, Greg , three great-grandchildren, Jonah, Anastacia & Ava. He was preceded in death by his wife of sixty seven years, Mary M. (Buzille) Hoffner on May 23, 2008, two sisters, Mary Hoffner, Anne Schuler and brother, Peter P. Hoffner. Friends may call at the Paquelet Funeral Home on Wednesday December 26 from 6PM-8PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Josephs Catholic Church on Thursday, December 27, 2012 at 10:00 AM, Fr. Raymond Paul, Celebrant. Burial will follow in St. Joseph Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Joseph Catholic Church, Massillon. Messages of condolence and support may be sent to the family at Paquelet Funeral Home & Crematory 330-833-3222

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