Mrs. Arlyn Elizabeth HOEFER

November 19, 1934September 18, 2020

HOEFER, Arlyn Elizabeth, 85 of Tampa, passed away on September 18, 2020. Born in Brooklyn, NY, Arlyn moved to the Tampa area in 1986. She worked as a substitute teacher for many years before retiring. She was a member of AAUW, New Tampa Group and The Grads and loved playing bridge with multiple groups in the Tampa area. Arlyn is preceded by her husband John Hoefer and her mother Veronica McAvoy and father Joseph McAvoy. She is survived by her loving children Adrienne Kane, John Hoefer, Lynn McUmber and Tara Hamilton and her grandchildren, Chelsea Luna, John Kane, Brittany Hamilton, Amanda Kane, Joseph McUmber and Andrew McUmber. Arlyn’s final resting place will be in St. Agnes Cemetery West Chester, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to American Kidney Foundation.


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Mrs. Arlyn Elizabeth HOEFER

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Julie Moore

September 29, 2020

Arlen will be remembered very fondly by me. I loved playing bridge with and will miss her. I am so sorry for her loss!

John Rains

September 27, 2020

Arlyn was lovely in all ways, had a wonderful sense of humor and was a great bridge player.

Michael McNish

September 23, 2020

I remember her as a symbol of Femininity and Strength. You will be missed

Lynn McUmber

September 23, 2020

My mother loved playing bridge, as she had so many friends and loved winning! She had a great wit and was always helped her friends in good and in hard times.

Thank you Mom for being a great mother and friend. We know you are now in peace and enjoying your time now with Dad.

We have many loving memories and will keep them close to our hearts.

In Him,

Lynn, Mike, Joe & Drew (and Friday too!).


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