John E. Hofstetter

NEW FREEDOM John E. Hofstetter, 78, died Saturday, February 9, 2013 at York Hospital. He was the husband of Dorothy K. Hofstetter. Visitation from 2 to 4 p.m. and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday at J.J. Hartenstein Mortuary, Inc., 24 N. Second St., New Freedom. A Funeral Liturgy will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at St. John the Baptist Roman Catholic Church, 315 N. Constitution Ave., New Freedom. Rev. Sylvan P. Capitani will officiate. Born August 6, 1934 in Baltimore, Md., he was the son of the late Frederick Joseph and Mary Anna (Rafferty) Hofstetter. He retired as an Insurance Executive after 40 plus years of service. He was a member of Bon Air Country Club in Glen Rock and enjoyed playing golf. John will always be remembered as a loving husband, father and grandfather. John is also survived by a son, Greg Hofstetter and his wife Dee of Lakeland, Fla.; a daughter, Karen Hofstetter O'Hara and her husband Christopher C. of The Woodlands, Texas; grandchildren, Zachary, Joshua and Jakob Hofstetter, Emily, Charles and Cormac O'Hara; a sister, Adele H. McMahon of Baldwin, Md.; and a brother, Thomas H. Hofstetter and his wife Thomasine of New Freedom. In addition to his late parents, John was preceded in death by his sister, Mary Meehan. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John's name may be made to the of the Mid-Atlantic, 3001 Old Gettysburg Road, Camp Hill, PA 17011.

Funeral Home

JJ Hartenstein Mortuary Inc.
24 N. Second St New Freedom, PA 17349

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Feb. 12, 2013