It is with great sadness we announce the death of Thomas Leo Hoffman. Tom passed away on Dec. 2, 2009 at the age of 80 at Gateby care home in Vernon, B.C. He will be greatly missed by his loving wife Helen, his children Dale, Dennis, Thomas Jr., his stepchildren Ron and Carol, his 10 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren. He is survived by his brothers and sisters William, Ann, Irene and Loretta. Predeceased by brothers and sisters Joe, George, Bert, Charlie, Robert, Elizabeth, Josephine, and Mary also his parents Joe and Rose.
Tom was born in Gravelburg Sask. on March 10, 1929. His family settled in Abbotsford B.C. in 1931 where Tom resided for 58 years. Tom spent 45 years working for Dairyland. In 1989 Tom and Helen moved to Vernon, B.C. They spent some of their best years at their cabin on Okanagan Lake, sharing many good times with family and friends. Tom had a passion for carpentry and was always willing to help anyone in need. Thank you to Dr. Cunningham and the staff at Gateby care home for their loving care of Tom.
In lieu of flowers, his family asked that donations be made to the Parkinson’s Society. Brian Jackson will conduct the funeral service at Pleasant Valley Funeral Home on Sunday, December the 13th at 1:00pm.