Monica Caridad Hoffa

April 11, 1985October 13, 2017
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Monica Caridad Hoffa, 32 years old, born April 11, 1985, passed away October 11, 2017. She graduated from Gaither High School in 2003 and attended Valencia. Monica was fluent in English, Spanish, and Sign Language. She loved life and had a beautiful smile that would light up the room. She was raised by her grandparents Guillermo and Ana, her mom, Olga, and her aunt, Ana. Monica also grew up with her cousins Ivette & Yury and they were raised as sisters. Monica was very close with the family. To Monica's grandparents, she was the light of their life. She loved her significant other, Dereck, very much, and would talk to her family about the plans she had in her heart for their future. Monica would always make sure to say to her family members "You know I love you, right"? She would make time to just come, sit, and talk to her cousins and do their nails and hair. Monica had a great love for the deaf community and many of her friends were deaf. She also loved to write poetry and was known for her drawings. She enjoyed the beach, walking, and just hanging out with family and friends. To Monica it was very important to forgive and forget. She would not remember any wrong doings and didn't hold a grudge. Her life was taken from her with no motive. We know God has her in His glory and we will see her again soon. Our beautiful Monica is survived by her grandparents, Guillermo & Ana; mom & dad, Olga & Kenny; aunt, Ana; brothers and sister; David, Adam, and Ivy; stepmom & stepbrother, Shelina & Ethan; cousins/sisters Ivette & Yury and their husbands Ruben & Carlos; cousins, Gaby, Mia, and Alyssa; uncle, Robert Hoffa; uncle & aunt, Guillermo & Melody; cousins JonPaul, Jonathon, and Janyll; significant other; Dereck; friend & roomate, Myrtis. A service in celebration of her life will be held at Gonzalez Funeral Home, 7209 N. Dale Mabry Highway, Tampa, Fl 33614, Saturday, October 21, 2017, at 12 p.m.


  • Memorial Service Saturday, October 21, 2017
  • Chapel Service Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Leonard Tucker

November 30, 2017

My belated sympathy to the family and friends of Monica Hoffa. May the God of all comfort give comfort to the surviving members of the family and friends.

Jenny greene

November 29, 2017

I did not know you personally Monica, but just looking at your smiling and bubbly face I am sure so many will miss you--My prayers go out to your family and friends and may you Rest In Heaven-You Are Now An Angel..

Patricia Stahler

November 29, 2017

You will always live in our hearts and prayers.

Nora Chadwick

November 18, 2017

I keep asking myself "is this the bubbly, beautiful Monica that I taught at Bethel Christian Academy?". My thoughts and prayers go out to her family.

K. S.

October 31, 2017

I did not know you personally Monica, but I can tell you loved and were loved by many. My God grant you Paradise and help your friends and family with this loss. I love you.

Brian Fuxan

October 25, 2017

Monica was such a nice person and thoughtful. People from northdale and gaither knew her as did I through mutual friends before I moved to SC years ago.
She made a positive impact on many lives and I know that others closer to her are feeling torn.
We will turn prayer into action.
We will love more.
We will honor you and thank you for your time with us in this life Monica.
Till next time.

Bekky Brown

October 25, 2017

My name is Bekky and I am hearing impaired. I am so sorry about your beloved Monica. This is so tragedy and sad. I am praying for your family especially your mom and grandparents. Bekky

Guy Baras

October 24, 2017

Triste elle avait la vie devant elle.
Sincère consoléance à sa famille

Isaiah P

October 24, 2017

I am sorry.

Adam Altman

October 24, 2017

May her memory be a blessing!