Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

Coal Region Canary
Coal Region CanaryCoal Region Canary

Schuylkill County Obituaries

Mark James Hoffman, 56 – An Outstanding Athlete

mark hoffman obituary

Mark James Hoffman, 56, of Mahanoy City, formerly of Aristes, passed away Thursday evening September 3, 2020 at Cedar Crest Hospital, Allentown.

Born June 23, 1964, in Ashland, he was the son of the late Vincent A. Hoffman and Margaret Hoffman Lewullis and William Charles Lewullis, Sr.

Mark was a 1982 graduate of North Schuylkill Jr. Sr. High School, Fountain Springs. He was an outstanding athlete in wrestling, football and track. He was captain of the wrestling and football teams in his senior year, and was a District and Regional wrestling champion.

In 2014 he was the recipient of the Carnegie Hero Medal, given to those who risk their life to an extraordinary degree while saving or attempting to save the lives of others.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

He was formerly employed at Goulds Pump, Ashland, and Pleasant Valley Homes in Pine Grove.

He was known as a great practical joker and truly enjoyed spending time with his partner Mim Benjamin, at home and camping, along with their dogs Bo, Daisy and Gracie. Mark was an avid Bears and Flyers fan and loved playing the drums.

He was preceded in death by his father Vincent A. Hoffman, paternal grandparents John and Melissa Hoffman and William J. Lewullis and Alberta Lewullis-MacAskill, maternal grandparents John and Mary Sebastian.

He is survived by his parents Margaret and William Lewullis, Sr. ,Aristes Companion Mim Benjamin, Mahanoy City Siblings, Vera Hoffman-Bucher, Mt. Carmel John Hoffman, Mt. Carmel ,Vincent Hoffman, Alabama, Kathy Lewullis-Petrus, Mountain Top ,William Lewullis, Jr. York, Karen Lewullis-Slotterback, Mt. Carmel, Christopher Lewullis, Tennesse. Several nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins and too many friends to mention.

Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Kull-Heizenroth Funeral Home, Ashland is in charge of arrangements. Charles Heizenroth III, Supervisor.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

Subscribe to Coal Region Canary

Get email updates from Coal Region Canary by becoming a subscriber today. Just enter your email address below to get started!
Loading

News Tips?

Let us know of news happening in your area. Use our NEWS TIPS ENTRY FORM
Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

You May Also Like

Local News

Several Schuylkill County residents say they recently found bizarre printed messages inside packages of items purchased at local grocery stores. The Canary spoke with...

Local Weather

How much are we really going to get? Some say it's still too soon to tell.

Local Weather

Slightly more snow expected for Schuylkill County.

PA News

Flights arriving in the cover of night to NEPA.

Local News

If convicted, Hall faces up to 10 more years in prison.

Local News

  A new trial date has finally been set for Magen Hall, who faces a mandatory life sentence, if she’s found guilty of murdering...