Carl Hoffman Obituary (2022) – Allentown, PA

Carl A. Hoffman, 93 of Allentown, died February 2, 2022 at Complete Care-Lehigh, Macungie, PA. Carl was born in Lykens, Pennsylvania to the late Joseph and Christine Hoffman. He was predeceased by his beloved wife Rosari R. Hoffman, to whom he was married for nearly 55 years. He graduated from Villanova University with a BS in Mechanical Engineering, after which he served two years in the United States Army. He worked for PPL Corporation for 40 years until his retirement in 1993. He was a registered professional engineer in Pennsylvania and a life member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers. Carl was a devoted husband and father and helped coach his children’s intramural baseball teams at Hamilton Park. He enjoyed being outdoors in nature, including hiking, hunting wild turkeys and working in the yard at home. After retirement, he began carving wooden duck decoys and later enjoyed watching nature shows on television. He was a founding member of St Thomas More Parish, Allentown and served as a Eucharistic minister at the church.

He is survived by his sons Carl Jr. of Macungie, John and his wife Fran of Bethlehem Township and Robert of Alburtis; daughter Rosemary Cashman and husband David of Waxhaw, NC; sisters Eleanor wife of Leroy Lengel of Reading and Helen Clark of Mechanicsburg, grandchildren Kathleen, John, Michael, Samantha and Jessica. He was predeceased by his brothers, Joseph and Eugene, and his sister, Marie.

A Christian Burial Mass will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, February 10, 2022 at St Thomas More Church 1040 Flexer Ave. Allentown, PA 18103. A call time will be held Thursday from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in the Church. Mandatory face masks and social distancing. Arrangements by JS Burkholder Funeral Home, Allentown. Condolences may be presented at: www.jsburkholder.com

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in her memory to the Church.

Published by Morning Call on February 6, 2022.

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