Henry L. Hoffer, 70, Vietnam vet, Johnson & Johnson retiree, enjoyed hunting and biking

By on November 8, 2017

Henry L. Hoffer, 70, of Manheim, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017, with his loving wife and sons by his side at the Lebanon VA Medical Center.

Born in Lancaster, he was the son of the late Chester S. and Kathryn E. Bamberger Hoffer. He was the husband of Diane Mummau Hoffer, and they celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary in September.

Retired in 2008, Henry worked at Johnson & Johnson, Lititz for 40 years. He was a member of East Fairview Church of the Brethren, Manheim where he served several years on the stewardship team. Henry proudly served in the United States Army with the 4th Battalion 9th Infantry 25th Division “Manchu” during the Vietnam War. He was a past member of Dry Hollow Hunting Camp #2. Henry enjoyed the outdoors, especially hunting and biking and he loved to spend time with his family at their cabin in Huntingdon County.

Surviving in addition to his wife are two sons: Brian, husband of Angela Lockard Hoffer of Mount Joy; Steven, husband of Jamie Fisher Hoffer of Maytown; two grandchildren: Jarret and Callie; and three siblings: Clair, husband of Beth Ann Hoffer of Manheim; Joyce, wife of Jerry Brandt of Manheim; and Karen McBeth of Carlisle.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend his funeral service at East Fairview Church of the Brethren, 1187 Fairview Road, Manheim, on Friday, Nov. 10, at 11 a.m. Friends may visit with the family from 10 a.m. until the time of service. Interment will be in the adjoining church cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, those desiring may send contributions in Henry’s memory to Aaron’s Acres, 1861 Charter Lane, Suite 114, Lancaster, PA 17601.

To send the family online condolences, visit BuchFuneral.com The Buch Funeral Home, Manheim, is in charge of the arrangements.

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