Gerrit "Ed" Hofman

September 15, 1927January 23, 2013

HOFMAN, Gerrit Jacobus “Ed”:

Passed away peacefully, at home, on Wednesday, January 23rd, 2013, at the age of 85.

Loving father of Gary Hofman and his partner Bill Price and Levine Wyllie and her husband Dave Wyllie, proud Opa of Gerrit and Lukas, dear brother of Coby den Hartog and Ada den Hartog, cherished companion of Margaret Donald, will be greatly missed by Janice Whitworth and her husband Ian Whitworth and extended family.

Predeceased by his beloved wife Helena.

Family and friends are invited to gather at the Jerrett Funeral Home on Saturday, January 26th, 2013 from 11 a.m. until 12 noon, with funeral service to follow in the Chapel of the funeral home at 12 noon.

Interment to follow at Pine Hills Cemetery.

Donations in Gerrit's memory may be made to The Canadian Cancer Society, The Heart and Stroke Foundation, or The Alzheimers Society.

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  • Visitation Saturday, January 26, 2013
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Gerrit "Ed" Hofman

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January 25, 2013

I'll never forget you and my dad singing My Way. Of course you and he had had a few drinks and the words became Side Ways. I still have the recording and would listen to it in your memory if only I had a cassette player! Rest in peace Fred. Karan Dunbar (nee DeMone)