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Thomas L. Hoffman, 63

June 22, 1953 to April 29, 2017

Thomas L. Hoffman, 63, of Princeton passed away at 8:45 a.m. Saturday, April 29, 2017, at Perry Memorial Hospital in Princeton.

Born June 22, 1953, in Spring Valley, the son of Thomas H. and Dorie J. (Schlouski) Hoffman, he married Jacqueline C. Jones Nov. 6, 1976, in Rock Falls. She survives.

Also surviving are one son, Ryan Hoffman of Princeton; his mother, Dorie Hoffman Savitch of Wyanet; one brother, Chris (Michelle) Hoffman of Plainfield; three nephews, Aiden Hoffman, and Chris and Chad Norris; three nieces, Aurelia and Eloise Hoffman, and Courtnie Norris; his mother-in-law, Donna Jones of Rock Falls; and one sister-in-law, Cheryl (Larry) Norris in Gainesville, Va.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents; his father, Thomas; one brother, Timothy; and one sister-in-law, Anita Jones.

He graduated from Manlius High School with the Class of 1971. He earned his Bachelor of Fine Arts from Northern Illinois University in DeKalb. He was an artist for Monitor Productions in Wyanet.

He loved to draw, photography and was a true artist.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Scott Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in the Manlius Cemetery in Manlius.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

Service/Memorial Information

Services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, May 4, at the Grant-Johnson Funeral Home in Princeton with the Rev. Scott Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in the Manlius Cemetery in Manlius.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday in the funeral home.

Memorials may be directed to the family.

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  • butterfly"Tom was a wonderful artist and always had a friendly smile. I worked with him at Josten's and saw how creative he was in his art. You have my sincere thoughts and sympathy in your loss."Tribute from: Cynthia Smucker
    May 8, 2017
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  • prayer"Our deepest sympathy to the family of Thomas Hoffman ! Our thoughts and prayers are with you Chris and Michelle and to the rest of Hoffman Family !"Tribute from: Gladys Agius and Family
    May 5, 2017
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  • prayer"Dorie, Chris, Jackie and Ryan;
    I just saw this in the paper. There are no words to express my thoughts at this time. Sorry isn't enough. Tom was a good man, son and father. My sincerest sympathies to all of you. All my prayers and love to each of you!"
    Tribute from: Charisse Jesiolowski
    May 4, 2017
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  • butterfly"May You Rest in God's Peace Thomas."Tribute from: Anthony Liliefeldt
    May 3, 2017
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  • butterfly"So sorry . I just watched the beautiful video of his life.
    My thoughts are with you on this sad day."
    Tribute from: Betty Benner
    May 3, 2017
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  • guestbook"Dorie and Chris
    I'm so sorry to hear of this loss. Know that I am thinking of you and sending my condolences during this sad time."
    Tribute from: Elin Dumney
    May 1, 2017
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  • candle"Dear Dorie, I'm so sorry."Tribute from: Barbara Roush
    May 1, 2017
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  • prayer"DEAR JACKIE& RYAN, PLEASE ACCEPT OUR DEEPEST CONDOLENCES. I WAS SO SURPRISE TO READ OF TOM'S DEATH ON LARRY'S FACEBOOK. OUR PRAYERS AND THOUGHTS ARE WITH YOUU."Tribute from: Jane Mccormick Lopez
    May 1, 2017
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