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Coughlin Funeral Home
15 Academy Street
Califon, New Jersey 07830
Phone: (908) 832-2414


 Terry B. Hoffman
Born: 12/30/1947
Died: 03/08/2017
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Terry B. Hoffman

Terry B. Hoffman, 69, died unexpectedly of a massive brain bleed on March 8, 2017.  Terry Hoffman was born on December 30, 1947 during a vast snowstorm in Morristown, N.J.  

He graduated from North Hunterdon High School and attended Fairleigh Dickinson University for a short time. 

After that, he started his own business. He followed in his father’s footsteps and became a mason and general contractor. He loved working with his hands and continued to do this work his entire life.  

He was married to Patricia A. Hoffman for over forty years and is survived by his daughter, Abigail H. Ernst and her husband Kenneth R. and a son, Aaron Hoffman and his fiancée Jennifer Kozak. He is predeceased by his son, William Wesley Hoffman.  He also has two grandchildren, Lucy Grace and Harrison William.  Additionally, he is survived by his brother, Gary Hoffman and sister, Bonnie Zapata. 

Terry attended Lower Valley Presbyterian Church and was an Elder and served on Session for many years.  He loved his church friends, especially his Men’s Fellowship group.  He loved his family and thoroughly enjoyed being a Grandpa.  He was an amazing, gentle, and kind human being, husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.  He will be missed by so many!

Visiting hours are Friday, March 10, 2017 from 6-9 pm in the Coughlin Funeral Home 15 Academy Street Califon, NJ 07830  The Funeral Service will be at 10:30 am in the Lower Valley Presbyterian Church with burial to follow in the Fairmount Cemetery, Tewksbury Township. Food and refreshments will follow at the Parish Hall after the burial.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Open Cupboard Food Pantry, 37 Old Hwy 22 Clinton, NJ 08809

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so sad to hear you're gone my friend.I enjoyed working along side you. no one worked any harder than well my friend
Glenn Gano
Our thoughts and prayers are with his family. To his brother Gary we are so deeply sorry. Terry will be truly missed. He was a wonderful man and expert at what did. Rest In Peace Terry. The Tullo family.
Dave and Sue Tullo
Rest in Peace, Terry. You were an inspiration to the Men's Saturday morning Fellowship group and your wisdom and with will be sorely missed. Finch.
Richard Fincher
Rest In Peace cuz. You will be sadly missed
Nancy Schuyler Pecsi
Terry was an exemplary man who demonstrated kindness, wisdom and strength in all things. He will be missed. Our deepest condolences, The McDermott Family
The McDermott Family
I remember so many happy times at Pat and Terrys home. Picnics in the summertime and great Super Bowl parties. They made their home a warm and inviting place. Terry had a great sense of humor and always made me chuckle. A loving, exceptional man to his family and friends. God rest your soul. Sending Love to Pat, Abby and Aaron ❤
We were sorry to hear of Terry's passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Only time, and God's love will help ease the sorrow. With deepest sympathy
The Bowkley Family
Terry,I will miss you.Thanks for all the jobs we shared with each other.See you on the other side my friend. Lew
Lew Hoffman
Condolences to the Hoffman family. Our thoughts and prayers go out to your whole family. Psalms 147:3 says God, "heals the broken hearted, and binds up their wounds." May God bring you comfort and peace.
Williams Family
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