HOFFMANN - A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012, at St. Augustine's Church in Peru, N.Y., for William "Bill" E. Hoffmann, 84, of Maiden Lane, Peru, who passed away on Thursday, Nov. 15, at CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh. The Mass was celebrated by Rev. Alan Shnob, who was assisted by Allen Dixon, Peter Keenan and Bob Herforth. Organist was Mary Ann Lawliss. The pall and presentation of the gifts was by his son, William Hoffmann, and James Durham. Bill's granddaughters, Sherry Mae Rasmussen, Jayme and Shauna Lee McCorkindale, placed Christians symbols of a Crucifix, Bible and Rosary. Barbara Eamer read from scripture. Pallbearers were Jason Halaburda, Paul Nunn, Aaron McCorkindale, David Rasmussen, James McCorkindale and John Theisen. Entombment followed at Whispering Maples Memorial Gardens on the Tom Miller Road in Plattsburgh, with military honors by members of the United States Army. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, NY 12901 (518)561-3980. Online condolences and memorial candles may be offered at www.brownfuneralhome inc.com.
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