Peter Isadore Hoffman, of Palm Bay, Fla., passed away August 18, 2018 at William Childs Hospital in Palm Bay. He was married to the late Edith (nee Hackett) for 56 years.
Pete was born in the Boston Hills, the youngest child of Frank and Ida Hoffman. He was raised on the family farm in West Valley.
Pete spent his formative years learning how to farm and live off the land. In adulthood, he began a career as a carpenter, quickly becoming a foreman and general construction superintendent.
Opportunity took him south, where Pete established himself with his ability to construct and build anything he decided to undertake.
Active in his church and as a father of five, Pete enjoyed family time and camping trips with his children and wife, Edie.
Retiring to Florida, Pete and Edie were active members of St. Joseph’s Parish and supported local programs for veterans.
Pete was a long time fourth degree member of the Knights of Columbus, actively supported his local parish and was a volunteer fireman.
Pete was preceded in death by his wife.
He is survived by a sister Mary Herman of Betterton, Md.; three sons David, Peter and Ron; two daughters Linda and Margie; 11 grandchildren; six great-grandchildren and many nieces, nephews and friends.
A funeral service will take place Aug. 31 at 9:30 a.m. at St. Joseph Miller Street Catholic Church in Palm Bay, with interment to follow.