Ethel G. Hoffman

February 09, 1941 ‒ August 28, 2017

Lexington, Ohio


LEXINGTON:  Ethel G. Hoffman, age 76, of Lexington passed away Monday, August 28, 2017 in Ohio Health Mansfield following a short illness.

She was born February 9, 1941 in Mansfield, the daughter of James Albert and Awretha M. (Huvler) Walker.  A lifelong area resident, Ethel was graduated from Lexington High School in 1959.

Hardworking, for over 20 years she worked at Mansfield Hospital as a unit clerk, where she met her husband Russell E. “Corky” Hoffman.  The couple was married on February 6, 1970.  Corky preceded her in death in 2009.

Described as private and independent, Ethel enjoyed watching sports on television and loved her cats.

She is survived by her sister and brother-in-law Janet Calendine Bolesky and Ron Bolesky of Lexington; a brother-in-law Ken Baker of Lexington and numerous nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband and parents, Ethel was preceded in death by two sisters Gloria Baker and Lee Spitzer; and brothers-in-law Kip Calendine and Ed Spitzer.

A private family interment will be held at Lexington Cemetery.

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  • To the Bolesky, Baker, and Hoffman Families,
    Ethel and Corky were wonderful associates for Mansfield General Hospital.
    Many memories are fondly remembered about both of them and Ethel was a fabulous Unit Clerk!
    Please accept our sympathies and prayers for the passing of Ethel.
    The Ron Nelson Family

  • I was saddened to read of Ethel’s passing, worked with she and Corky in the good old days…always dedicated to her job and helping others..Prayers for family during this sad time…
    Judy Blandi

  • I am so sorry for the loss of your loved one. Please be comforted by the promise that one day soon death, mourning, and pain will be gone from the earth forever. (Revelation 21:4) Until that time, may the love and support of family and friends help to ease the pain of your loss.