Remsen- Raymond Hoffman, 83, a life resident of Remsen, husband of Marilyn, passed away on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at St. Elizabeth's Medical Center, Utica.
Ray was born in Talcottville, a son of Clayton and Magdalene Shue Hoffman. He was raised in Remsen, and was a graduate of Remsen High School with the class of 1948. Ray had a milk trucking route from Remsen area farms, and he was also employed at the Dairy Lee Milk Plant in Remsen. Later he was the manager of Ray's Remsen Gulf Gas Station on Rt. 12. From 1970, Mr. Hoffman was employed as a mechanic and truck driver at Williams Oil Co. Remsen until he retired in 1995. After his retirement he was self employed operating Ray Hoffman's Fire Wood Co. at his residence on Old State Rt.12.
On October 18, 1952, he was united in marriage with Marilyn Jones at St. Leo's Church in Holland Patent.
Mr. Hoffman was a member of St. Ann's Church, Hinckley. At the present time he was a 64 year member of the Remsen Fire Department and for many years he served as Fire Department Mechanic. Ray greatly enjoyed watching NASCAR Races.
In addition to his wife, Marilyn, he is survived by a son, Terry L. Hoffman, Remsen, daughters, Brenda (Mickey) Carnright, Dawn E. Hoffman, all of Remsen; a son, Steven (Patricia) Hoffman, Remsen; and daughter, Sherry Evans and friend, Richard Corr, Boonville; seven grandchildren and 6 great grandchildren. He was predeceased by a grandson, Craig Carnright, in 2011.
His Funeral will be Monday at 1:00 P.M. at Trainor Funeral Home, Inc. 143 Schuyler St. Boonville, with interment in Fairchild Cemetery, Remsen. Calling hours are Sunday 1-4 p.m. at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Remsen Fire Department 9623 Main St. Remsen, NY 13438.
Read Raymond Hoffman's Obituary and Guestbook on www.trainorfuneralhome.com.