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Clarence A. Hoffman, of Gloucester City; Retired PSE&G Instructor; WW II Army Veteran

gloucestercitynews.net | March 10, 2019

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by Jim Nicholson | Daily News

GLOUCESTER CITY, NJ (December 15, 1995)-- Clarence A. Hoffman, a retired instructor for Public Service Gas & Electric Co., died Tuesday, December 15, 1995. He was 73 and lived in Gloucester City, N.J.

Hoffman worked at PSG&E for 34 years, retiring in 1980. He began at the utility's Camden coke plant as a draftsman and then was promoted to mechanical engineer and later became an instructor for the Gas Distribution Department.

After retiring, Hoffman worked part-time for the past 15 years for AFL Web Printing in Gloucester City, where he provided technical assistance in the Camera Department.

Before going to work for PSE&G he had been employed at New York Shipyard in Camden. Originally from Camden, Hoffman had attended Drexel University. He was an Army veteran of World War II, serving in both the European and Pacific theaters.

He was a member of VFW Post 3620 in Gloucester City.

Survivors include his wife of 53 years, the former Emma Keller, two daughters, Donna Marie Henefer (Ron) and Nancy Lee Forchic (Greg); his mother, Florence Hoffman; a brother, Russell Hoffman, seven grandchildren and a niece, Debbie Lyons.

Services were held at the Etherington Funeral Home, 700 Powell St., Gloucester City.

Burial will be in Woodbury Memorial Park in Woodbury, N.J. There will be no evening viewing.