Geraldine F. Hoffman

b. 8 December 1929, d. 2 November 2009
  • Geraldine F. Hoffman was born on 8 December 1929 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York.
  • She was known as Gerri.
  • John Kammerer Hoffman and Dorothy A. Melcher appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Niagara Falls, Niagara County, New York, at 2761 Lockport Street. Other members of the household included Geraldine F. Hoffman, John J. Hoffman and Mary Lou Hoffman.
  • Albert John Hoffman and Helen Kammerer appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in Niagara, Niagara County, New York, at 2902 Lockport Road. Other members of the household included Geraldine F. Hoffman, John Kammerer Hoffman, Dorothy A. Melcher, John J. Hoffman, Mary Lou Hoffman and Donald Robert Hoffman.
  • The following appeared on 4 September 1966 in The Niagara Falls Gazette: Mrs. Dan Lanphear, 4656 Apple Drive, Lewiston, will be hostess at a party today from 2 to 5 p.m. honoring her parents, Mr. and Mrs. John Hoffman, on the occasion of their 40th wedding anniversary.
         Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman, former residents of Colonial Village, now make their home in Ashtabula, Ohio, where Mr. Hoffman was transferred by Union Carbide Corp. He is now retired since Jan. 1 after 34 years with the corporation.
         Present at the party will be the couple's other three children, Mrs. Ronald Bement, North Tonawanda; Donald Hoffman, Parkersburg, W. Va; and John Hoffman, and six granddaughters.
         Since retirement, Mr. and Mrs. Hoffman have traveled extensively through the United States with a travel trailer.
  • Geraldine F. Hoffman died on 2 November 2009 at age 79.
  • She was interred at Acacia Park Cemetery, North Tonawanda, Niagara County, New York.
  • The following appeared on circa 3 November 2009 in the Niagara Gazette: Geraldine F. (nee Hoffman) Bement, of North Tonawanda, entered into eternal rest, November 2, 2009, at the age of 79, at DeGraff Skilled Nursing Facility, after a brief illness. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, Mrs. Bement resided in North Tonawanda for the past fifty-two years. She enjoyed traveling and camping. Geraldine and her husband, Ronald, celebrated their 58th Wedding Anniversary on September 19, 2009. Beloved wife of Ronald G. Bement; dearest mother of Bonnie Kitcho of Georgia, Beckie (Dennis) Maser and Teri Bement, both of North Tonawanda; proud and loving grandmother of Michael Kitcho, Melissa Kitcho, Christopher Kitcho, Marc (fiancee' Stacey) Maser, Sara Maser, Tammy (John) Sarzyniak, Tracie (Jonathan Meredith) Waterson and Tricia (Francis) Steele, thirteen great-grandchildren and the late Alex Kitcho; dear sister of Mary Lou (Dan) Lanphear of Youngstown, NY and the late John Hoffman, Jr; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. The family will be present to greet relatives and friends on Wednesday, November 4th from 2-4 and 7-9 PM at the Saber Funeral Home, 549 Oliver St., North Tonawanda (692-0271), where funeral services will be held on Thursday at 11:00 AM, with the Rev. Karl Haeussler officiating. Interment Acacia Park Cemetery.
  • Last Edited: 24 Nov 2014