Ruthe I. Hoffman
unknown - January 8, 2013
Ruthe I. Prendergast Hoffman, 82, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013, at James Square. A North Attleboro, MA, native, she had lived 52 years in Clay. She was a teaching assistant in the Early Education Program at Main Street School, North Syracuse, and was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church of Cicero.
Mrs. Hoffman was predeceased by her husband, Nels E., Jr. on March 8, 2000; a daughter, Candace Hoffman on July 10, 1997; by sons, Nels, III "Mickey" on June 28, 2006 and Theodore J. "Ted" on Aug. 29, 2012, and by siblings, Elsie Bailey, Barbara Dailey, Reginald Prendergast and Sheila DeGirolamo.
Surviving are her children, Shirley Babbitt, Jeffrey (Margi) Hoffman, Douglas (Charlane) Hoffman, Craig (Denise) Hoffman and Dawn (Farnell) Isaac; siblings, Eleanor LaRocque, Ann Kiff and Meredith Bowe; 25 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews.
Services: 9 a.m. Tuesday, Jan. 15, at Fergerson Funeral Home with and a mass of Christian burial at 9:30 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church, Cicero and burial following in Pine Plains Cemetery, Clay. Calling hours: from 7 to 9 p.m. Monday, Jan. 14 at Fergerson Funeral Home, 215 South Main St, North Syracuse.
Donations may be made to the Susan G. Koman for the Cure Foundation, 5008 Brittonfield Parkway, Suite 300, East Syracuse, NY 13057 or visit komancny.org. Memorial messages may be left at FergersonFuneralHome.com.