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🇺🇸 Carl Hoffman, 90 – Business Owner, Served in US Army

Carl L. Hoffman, 90, of Pine Grove, passed away on Saturday, January 11, 2020 at Stoneridge Poplar Run, Myerstown.

Born on October 14, 1929 in Pine Grove, he was a son of the late George and Emma Zimmerman Hoffman.

He was a 1948 graduate of Pine Grove High School. He was a member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, Pine Grove and the Pine Grove VFW.

He was a Sgt. in the Army having served during the Korean War.

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Carl was a butcher and owner of Hoffman’s Market in Pine Grove.

Preceding him in death were his wife Fern K. Behm Hoffman; a step daughter, Nancy Burke; two brothers, Ernest Hoffman and Robert Hoffman; a sister, Grace Kreiser.

Surviving are a daughter, Sheri and husband Michael Galloway of Elverson; a son, Scott Hoffman and his companion Debbie of Landsdale; a step son, David and wife Margie Schwalm of Mt. Joy; son-in-law, Mike and his wife Sylvia Burke; grandchildren; great grandchildren; a sister, Janet Fidler of Pine Grove; nieces and nephews.

Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, January 18, 2020 at 11 a.m. at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove with Pastor Barry Spatz officiating.

There will be a viewing on Saturday, January 18, 2020 from 10-11 a.m. at the church.

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Interment will follow in the Schuylkill Memorial Park Cemetery, Schuylkill Haven.

In lieu of flowers, the family would prefer contributions be made to either the Pine Grove VFW, 140 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, Pa. 17963 or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 312 S. Tulpehocken St. Pine Grove, PA 17963 in his memory.

The H. L. Snyder Funeral Home, Inc., Pine Grove is in charge of arrangements and you may send condolences online at


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