Thomas L. Hoffman, 70, of Pottstown, passed away on Thursday at Lehigh Valley Hospital. He was married to his childhood sweetheart, Kathryn E. (Davis) Hoffman, for 49 years. Born in Pottstown, PA, he was a son of the late F. Howard Hoffman and the late Joyce L. (Keeler) Hoffman. Tom was born and raised in Pottstown, Pa. He graduated from Pottstown High School in 1968, from Penn State University, with honors, in 1972, and from Villanova University Law School, cum laude, in 1975. Mr. Hoffman also received the Obert Award from Villanova Law School for his work in Corporate Law. He was an attorney in the law firm of Wells, Hoffman, Holloway & Medvesky. Mr. Hoffman has been a member of the firm since 1975, first as an associate, and since 1981 as a partner. He was also active in community and civic organizations and was a Trustee and Solicitor for Trinity Reformed Church in Pottstown. He has served on various Boards including President of the Pottstown Bar Association, Board of Directors of North End Swim Club, Treasurer of the St. Pius X Athletic Association, President of the Pottsgrove Wrestling Club and Treasurer for the Group Workcamp Project which was held in Pottstown in 2000 and 2002. He is a member of the Montgomery County and Pennsylvania Bar Associations. He also was an avid Penn State fan of all sports as well as a Phillies and Eagles fan. Tom was a member of Stichter Lodge #254, Pottstown. Surviving besides his wife is a son, Andrew T. Hoffman and his wife Patricia, Philadelphia; a daughter, Elizabeth Ann wife of Justin DePietropaolo, Downingtown; a sister, Lynn M. wife of Robert Gist, Bechtelsville; and five grandchildren, Abigail, Laina, Luke, Max and Gavin. He was predeceased by a brother, John L. Hoffman. A memorial service will be held 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday September 22, 2021 from Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, Hanover & King Streets, Pottstown. Officiating will be Reverend Nichole Jackson. The family will receive friends Wednesday from 9:30 to 10:50 A.M. at the church. A masonic service will be held 10:50 A.M. Wednesday at the church. Contributions may be made in his memory to Trinity Reformed United Church of Christ, 60 N. Hanover St., Pottstown, PA 19464. Arrangements are by the Schumacher & Benner Funeral Home & Crematory, at 359 King St. in Pottstown, PA. Our web site exists to serve the friends and family of the deceased. Go to http://www.schumacherandbenner.com
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Published by The Mercury from Sep. 18 to Sep. 19, 2021.