EBENSBURG — HOFFMAN – John T., 64, Ebensburg, passed away peacefully Nov. 12, 2012, at home. Born July 12, 1948, in Colver, son of the late Olin B. and Helen (Walwro) Hoffman. Preceded in death by infant daughter, Lee Ann Hoffman; and sister, Linda (Hoffman) Lambie. Survived by wife, Anna Nelen, whom he shared a relationship of 38 years with; and children, Colleen, wife of Scott Keith, Diamondville; Nicole Richardson, and companion, Rich Rager, Ebensburg; and Wayne Hoffman, Northern Cambria. Also survived by grandchildren, Shawn and Jessica Keith, Taylor Richardson and Leigha Hoffman; John’s companion and buddy, Koda; and numerous aunts and uncles. John lived for his kids, dog and his home. He was a truck driver for 42 years and had been employed by Birks, Merlo and Tokarsky Trucking companies, and also had worked a time as a driver for Patton Beverage. A special thanks to John’s caregivers, Conemaugh Home Health Services, Cambria Care, as well as the Ebensburg Area Ambulance Association. Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Askew-Houser Funeral Homes Inc., Ebensburg, followed by funeral service at 8 p.m., the Rev. Dr. Frank Brosius, officiating. Private interment at Lloyd Cemetery, Ebensburg. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to the Ebensburg Area Ambulance Association.
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