OBITUARY

Philip A. Hoffman

November 26, 1939February 4, 2013

Philip August Hoffman of Acworth, GA passed away peacefully February 4th, 2013. He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Charlotte Hoffman and his brother Don Hoffman.

Phil was born in Baltimore, MD on November 26, 1939, the eldest of 6 children. He graduated from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute before joining the US Marine Corps in 1959 and was assigned to Headquarters Marine in Arlington, VA in counter-intelligence. Phil met his loving and devoted wife Weegie, in 1960 at a church youth retreat. They were married in 1962 and welcomed first daughter, Brenda in 1968. Phil, Weegie and Brenda relocated to Charlotte, NC in 1970 where there were joined by another daughter, Marcie. The family moved to Marietta, GA in 1977 and joined Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. Phil volunteered countless hours of his time serving in multiple roles, most importantly as Church Council President. Phil had successful careers in both computer sales and real estate. Phil was a proud member of Temple Masonic Lodge 676.

Phil is survived by his loving wife of over 50 years Weegie, daughters Brenda Murphy and Marcie Hoffman, son in law Larry Murphy, grandchildren Casey and Zack Tucker, Travis Fox, Brandy and Matt Mongeau, Brad Murphy and Crystal Hoffman; sisters Carole Frederick, Shotsie Mayfield and Elaine Pinkus, brother Ken Hoffman and their spouses; multiple nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews.

Phil’s memorial service will be held at Holy Trinity Lutheran Church in Marietta (2922 Sandy Plains Road) on February 16th at 10am, Pastor Ron Grunke officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Holy Trinity Lutheran Church columbarium fund. Please designate your gift as “columbarium”.

Services

  • Memorial Service Saturday, February 16, 2013
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Mike Seale

September 20, 2013

Semper Fidelis my brother Phil and walk peacefully on Heaven's Streets. You are now re-united w/ our brothers from all ages from 10 November 1775. Be on the lookout for our Plt. 209 Brothers especially our Senior DI, SgtMaj. Frank Grisetti and also our Plt. 208 Brothers, CWO Frank Kovacs, MSgt. Rip Master, Cpl. Bill "The Commander" Siebel and all the others from "K" Company who have reported to the Supreme Commandant. Tell them all that "Speed Brakes" is watching out for those left behind for now.

Mike "Speed Brakes" Seale
Plt. 209 "K" Co. 2nd Bn
Parris Island - 29 April 59
speedbrakes@marine.us

Beth Kuczynski

February 9, 2013

Uncle Phil....you touched so many hearts during your life and will continue to do so even when you are gone. You created a lovely family and they will continue your love every day. We will all miss you very much! Love Beth Kuczynski and Family

Shotsie Mayfield

February 9, 2013

Phil, you are finally able to join Mom, Dad and Don. Light up heaven with your wonderful laughter. There were six of us. You were the oldest and I am the youngest. You have left four of us behind but we will join you again one day. You will live in my heart forever. Rest in peace my brother. I love you.

Elaine Pinkus

February 8, 2013

Phil I will miss you every day for the rest of my life. You are and always will be a big brother that I looked up to and loved with all my heart. To never hear your laughter and see your smile again breaks my heart. We have so very many memories of growing up that I will cherish. You know how very special you always were to me and I will keep you in a special place in my heart for the rest of my days. I love you!!!

Danetta Haynes

February 7, 2013

Dear Hoffman family,
Our deepest and most sincere condolences. I know how much Mr.Hoffman meant to each of you. Wesley and Beth were so privledged to be exposed to Crystal's Pah-Pah. Love, Dee & family

Brenda Murphy

February 7, 2013

Daddy, I miss and love you so very much. I cherish every moment that we spent together. You were the Best Daddy and the Best Pah-Pah that anyone could ever ask for. Rest in peace, and give Nana, Grandad,Uncle Don,and Tutu a big hug!

FROM THE FAMILY