Nancy (Manwiller) Hoffman, 81, of Pottstown, wife of the late James H. Hoffman, passed away Friday June 28, 2013 at Manor Care, Pottstown.
Born in Monocacy Union Township, she was the daughter of the late William and Hazel (Habecker) Manwiller.
Nancy worked as a sales clerk for J.C. Penney Company, Pottstown for 17 years and retired in 1987 when the store closed and was a member of the J.C. Penney Retiree's Club. She graduated from North Coventry High School in 1949 and was a member of the Alumni Reunion Committee. She was a huge fan of the Philadelphia Eagles and NASCAR's Bobby Labonte. Nancy was an active member of St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church in South Pottstown for more than 50 years, serving on the Altar Guild, Church Council, and as a Sunday school teacher.
Surviving is her daughter, Kathy J. Krause, wife of Randall of Pottstown; son Timothy J. Hoffman, husband of Amy of Pottstown; 4 grandchildren, Kelly L. Krause; Matthew C. Krause, husband of Anna; Amanda J. Hoffman; Lily G. Hoffman and great-granddaughter Gabriella Lee Krause. Nancy is also survived by sisters Lucille Schmeck, wife of Daniel; and Anna Mae McGowan, wife of Ronald; brothers William P. Manwiller, husband of Joanne; Donald E. Manwiller, husband of Patty; and David E. Manwiller, husband of Wendi.
A funeral service will be celebrated Wednesday July 3, 2013, 10:30 a.m. at St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church, 75 E. Main St., Pottstown, PA 19465. Interment will follow at St. Michael's Cemetery in Birdsboro, Pa. Visitation will be held Wednesday from 9:30-10:15 a.m. at the church. Memorial contributions may be made in Nancy's memory to St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church at the above address. Catagnus Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Inc., 711 N. Franklin St., Pottstown is in charge of arrangements.
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