Gary J. Hoffman, 59, of Erie, passed away accidentally on Sunday November 5, 2017. He was born in Erie on March 31, 1958 a son of the late Arthur and Shirley Wagner Hoffman.
Gary graduated from Fairview High School and most recently worked as a mechanic with Valley Tire. He coach Little League baseball and enjoyed fixing things and especially helping others.
Survivors include his wife, Mary E. MacGurn Hoffman; one daughter, Elizabeth Sturgeon and her husband, Trapper, of Edinboro; three sons, Justin Hoffman and his wife, Stacey, of Waterford, Michael Hoffman and his fiancé, Rachel Kalinowski, of Erie, and Nick Hoffman, at home; two brothers, Arthur "Skip" Hoffman and his wife, Kathy, of Guys Mills, PA, and Scott Hoffman and his wife, Brenda, of Boston; three grandchildren, Leora, Rion, and Charley; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Russell C. Schmidt & Son Funeral Home Inc., 5000 Wattsburg Rd., on Thursday from 4:00 p.m. until the time of services there at 7:00 p.m.. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions can be made to gofundme.com/gary-hoffman-funeral-costs in order to assist the family with funeral expenses.