Glenn H. Hoffman, 72, passed away unexpectedly on May 22, 2023 at Baystate Medical Center, Springfield, MA. Born in Paterson, NJ, he was the son of Herman H. and Dorothy (Streelman) Hoffman. Glenn grew up and lived most of his life in Midland Park, NJ. Glenn has been a member of Grace United Methodist Church in Wyckoff, NJ for the past 58 years, joining the church on May 23, 1965. Glenn graduated Midland Park High School in 1969. After high school, Glenn attended Teterboro School of Aeronautics, where he studied aircraft and propulsion. He was educated, licensed and practiced in the State of New Jersey as a Master Plumber. For over 20 years, he worked for Santanta & Son in Fair Lawn, NJ as a licensed Master Plumber. In his leisure, Glenn enjoyed collecting Lionel Trains along with clock restoration and repair. Antiques and home renovation were also a pastime of Glenn's and he was truly talented in the realm of mechanics, house repair and plumbing. For many years, Glenn and a group of buddies enjoyed constructing and racing their homemade pontoon boats in the Delaware River Raft Race. In his earlier years, he spent time touring the country on his motorcycle. Glenn was a lover of classical music along with the exhilaration of several parachute jumps in New Jersey. For the past three years, Glenn and Donna have enjoyed the New England sights while living in Ludlow.
Glenn's love will be forever cherished by his wife of 35 years, Donna, as well as his sister, Phyllis White and her husband, Attny Joseph White along with their family, Susan Kenney and Daniel Murphy and Susan's children, Jacob, Kayleigh and James; Peter White and Rene and their children, Thomas and Calvin; Elizabeth Chouinard and Robert and their children, Kathryn, Lillian and Madelyn. Glenn's brother-in-law, Attny Alfred Maurice and his wife, Linda and their children, Mark, Michael and Josephine and daughter, Aemilia as well as sister-in-law, Leila Dini and her husband, John and their children Daniel and his spouse, Erik and John J. will also cherish his memory.
The Hoffman family will receive friends and family on Friday, June 2 from 4:00pm till 8:00pm at the Vander Plaat Funeral Home, 257 Godwin Ave., Wyckoff, NJ 07481. The funeral service will be held on Saturday at 10:00 at the funeral home. Interment will follow at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus.
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