MOUNT JOY Douglas C. Hoffman, 40, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, September 2, 2008, at Lancaster General Hospital. Doug and his wife, Laura G. Goughnour Hoffman, would have celebrated their 16th wedding anniversary on Friday, September 5, 2008. Doug worked for Apria Healthcare, Inc., York. He attended Eastern York High School and graduated from York County School of Technology in 1986. Doug was an assistant Girl Scout troop leader with his daughter's Mount Joy Junior Troop 29. An avid saltwater fisherman, he also enjoyed hunting, camping, and cooking. Doug loved to tinker with car engines, take things apart, and could fix just about anything. A carpenter by trade, he helped family and friends with any type of remodeling job that came along. Above all, Doug enjoyed being involved in his children's activities and loved to spend time with his family. Born in York, he was the son of Elona M. Wolfe, married to William J. Linnemans, and the late Raymond W. Hoffman, who died in 1974. In addition to his wife, mother, and stepfather, Doug will be deeply missed by his children, Jacqueline and Raymond, both at home; brothers, Dustin, married to Dawn Hoffman, and Darren, married to Shannon Hoffman, both of Red Lion; sister, Richelle, married to Ronald Schroyer of Hellam; grandmothers, Thelma Wolfe and June Tomlinson, both of York; uncles, John Hoffman of Monroe, N.Y., Francis Wolfe of Dripping Spring, Texas, and Larry Wolfe of York; and his mother-in-law, Avis J. Goughnour of Red Lion. Doug's Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held at the Sheetz Funeral Home, 16 E. Main St., Mount Joy, on Friday at 6 p.m. with the Rev. Richard Conner officiating. There will be no public viewing, however Doug's family will receive friends from 5 until 6 p.m. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Doug's name may be made to the American Heart Assn., 610 Community Way, Lancaster, PA 17603. Online condolences to www.sheetzfuneralhome.co m
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Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Sept. 3, 2008