Anne Mary Hoffman
AGE: 87 • Forked River
Anne M. Hoffman (nee Kachnowski), age 87, passed away on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at her home. Anne was born in Newark, NJ to Joseph Kachnowski and Josephine Wieszack. She lived in Newark most of her life, summering in Forked River since 1969 before permanently moving there. She graduated from East Side High School, Class of '44 and worked for over 20 years for Dinglebery's Discount Store, Newark. Anne was a parishioner of St. Pius X RC Church, Forked River, member of the Civil War Preservation Trust and the Lacey Seniors. Anne was the family photographer, along with an avid reader of anything historical. She most enjoyed traveling to historical places, like Gettysburg, PA. She enjoyed planting her flowers and caring for her tomato plants, she also loved animals and would donate to the Humane Society. She was proud of her grandsons and always supported them by giving to the local military organizations.
Mrs. Hoffman was predeceased by her husband, John Hoffman (1984). Surviving are her son, Thomas Hoffman, grandchildren Andrew and his wife Melanie, Kevin and Rebecca Hoffman, brother Ted Kachnowski and cousin Helen Anthony. Also surviving are her friends, Joanie Raimo, Joanne, Gina, caregivers Amanda, Isabella, Siobhan, and Katey and her dog Daisy.
A Viewing will be held on Friday July 5, 2013 from 2-4 and 7-9pm and again on Saturday from 9 until the time of the Funeral Service at 10am at Riggs Funeral Home, 130 N. Rt. 9 Forked River, interment will follow in Ocean County Memorial Park, Toms River. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to either the Popcorn Park Zoo PO Box 43 Forked River, NJ 08731 or to Injured Marine Semper Fi Fund 825 College Blvd. Suite 102, PMB 609 Oceanside, CA 92057 in Anne's memory.