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Mary Catherine Hoffer

February 10, 1930 June 9, 2019
Mary Catherine Hoffer
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Mary Catherine Neiderhiser Hoffer, 89, of Stahlstown, died Sunday, June 9, 2019, at The Grove in Latrobe.

She was born February 10, 1930 in Cook Twp., a daughter of the late Byron "Bucky" and Lucinda Shaulis Neiderhiser.

Prior to her retirement she had been a caregiver for private homes throughout the Ligonier Valley. She was a member of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church where she had taught Sunday school and was a member of the Sunshine Bible class. She had volunteered for years with the "Open Hands" ministry. She was a member of the Chestnut Ridge Vol. Fire Co, Ladies Auxiliary and the former O.E.S. #349, Fort Ligonier Chapter.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Glenn C. "Pete" Hoffer in 2002, three sisters, Althea Hohman, Elda Tobias, and Lenora Sadler, two brothers, James E. Neiderhiser and John B. Neiderhiser, and a brother-in-law, Donald C. Hoffer.

She is survived by her son, James G. (Diane) Hoffer of Stahlstown, two grandchildren: James G.R. (Judy) Hoffer and Michelle DeAnn (Dave) Cline, thirteen great grandchildren, twenty-one great, great grandchildren, and a sister, Ethel Murphy of Ligonier.

Friends and family will gather together Tuesday from 2-4 and 6-8PM at the J. Paul McCracken Funeral Chapel, Inc., 144 East Main Street, Ligonier, where her life will be celebrated Wednesday at 11:00AM with the Rev. Steve Hospador officiating.

Interment will follow in the Pleasant Grove Cemetery.

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