SCIPIO — Gerald “Jerry” R. Hoffman Sr., 71, of Sherwood Road, Scipio, passed away Thursday, March 14, 2019, in Auburn following a long illness.
Gerald was born March 6, 1948 in Middletown, N.Y., a son of the late Ralph and Helen Hoffman. He was a graduate of Cincinnatus H.S. and had been a dairy farmer all of his life.
He is survived by his wife, Alice Beckwith Hoffman, of Auburn. They had been married since July of 1974. Also surviving are two sons, Gerald Hoffman Jr. (Tera Redmond), of Auburn, and Brian (Tracy) Hoffman, of Tennessee; three grandchildren, Spencer, Oliver and Nina; one sister, Kathy Robison, of Moravia; and several nieces and nephews.
He was predeceased by his brother, John in January 2019.
A celebration of life will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 20, 2019, at the Wade Funeral Home, 22 Church St., Moravia, preceded by visitation from 2 to 3 p.m. Interment will be in Baker Cemetery in the spring. Following the service the family will gather at Dugan’s Restaurant for a reception.
Friends wishing may send memorial contributions to Hospice of the Finger Lakes.