S. Carole Hoffman

June 15, 1942 ‒ November 30, 2014

Fredericktown, Ohio

S. Carole Hoffman, age 72, of Fredericktown, Ohio, passed away on Sunday, November 30, 2014 at Centerburg Pointe surrounded by her loving family. She was born on June 15, 1942 in Mount Vernon, Ohio the daughter of Herbert and Lena (Robinson) Moore. Carole grew up in Chesterville, Ohio and was a 1960 graduate of Chester Franklin High School. She was an active member of Faith Lutheran Church where she served as a bible school teacher, Sunday school teacher and belonged to the Faith Lutheran Women’s Group. She was also a member of the Chesterville Garden Club and the Fredericktown Band Boosters.

Carole was a seamstress and took great pride in sewing clothes for her family to use and cherish. She enjoyed gardening, canning and cooking wonderful meals for her family and friends.

She is survived by her high school sweetheart and husband of 53 years, R. John Hoffman, whom she married on March 12, 1961, five daughters, Kimberly (Randy Shaw) Hoffman of Westerville, Kelly Hoffman of Fredericktown, Laura (Robert) Hoffman-Weber of Jeffersonville, Ohio, Nancy Hoffman of Summit Station, Ohio and Christine (Bryan) Hoffman-Ulmer of Sunbury, six grandchildren, Ethan and Becca Weber, Natalia and Alexandra Hoffman-Shaw, Marrisa and Teah Hoffman-Ulmer, three brothers, Robert Moore of Mount Vernon, John (Betty Jo) Moore of Stow, Ohio and Richard (Barbara) Moore of Mount Gilead. She is also survived by many nieces and nephews, a sister-in-law, Betty P. Moore, brothers-in-law, Charles Hollingsworth, Roger Morgan and Richard Harvey.

Besides her parents she was preceded in death by a brother, James Moore and three sisters, Betty Harvey, Jean Morgan and Karen Hollingsworth.

Friends may call on Thursday, December 11, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown. A funeral service will be held on Friday, December 12, 2014 beginning at 11 a.m. at Faith Lutheran Church, 170 Mansfield Ave., Mount Vernon, Ohio 43050. Pastor Mark Wildermuth will be officiating. Burial will follow in Maple Grove Cemetery in Chesterville.

Memorial contributions in Carole’s name may be made to the Faith Lutheran Memorial Fund, Alzheimer’s Association or Hospice of Knox County.

To share a memory or leave a condolence for the family, visit www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

The Snyder Funeral Home of Fredericktown is honored to serve the family of S. Carole Hoffman.

  • Dear Kelly,
    So sorry to hear about your mom. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. Please give your dad a hug for me. She will be missed…..

  • We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Thank you all for showing the rest of us how to support a loved one – and each other – during an illness. You are in our thoughts and prayers – Art & Shelley

  • Uncle John and girls,
    I am so sorry for your loss. Aunt Carol was a great woman! I am sending up prayers for all of you and your families.

  • Dear, Kelly
    So sorry about the passing of your mother-we know you and your dad have went through a lot and it’s hard to see a loved one go down hill-she is with my mom in heaven-what a wonderful place to be

  • Kelly our hearts are with you and your dad-Kelly you where loving, kind, caring to your mother-may God heal your heart as time goes on. Your friends-Howard and Lou.

  • Kelly, I am so sorry for your loss. You were so supportive and took such good care of your Mother.I pray that all the wonderful memories of her will help get you through this sad time.You and your entire family are in my prayers.

  • John, Kelly, & family. It’s hard to put into words that would help at this time. I remember Carol’s smile and her caring ways at our ALS meetings. She will be missed. D’

  • To the family, Kelly and others, it saddens us to hear of the passing of your Mother, you have our blessings and prayers.

  • Kelly and all of you. I am so sorry to hear about losing Bunn( how I will always think of her). You are in my thoughts.

  • Even though we weren’t truly “neighbors”, it sure seems like there are a lot of memories I have of your family. As we are remembering you at this time, we are also remembering your Mother/Wife and those days many many years ago when we were all so much younger. Times spent outside while I was visiting my Grandparents, time in school and band, and, of course, the occasional meeting at the grocery store. Your family’s spirit and strength is an inspiration. You have handled these years by giving Carole grace and dignity. Our prays are with you.

  • Richard Eugene James (CHS 1959) and Fabianita extend their sincerest condolences. We always thought well of Carole.

  • Prayers being said during the loss of your loving wife ,mother and teacher.
    I will never forget the time Kelly introduced me to her mom. Bun leaned over to me and placed the softest sweetest kiss on my cheek, I have adored her ever since. I was so touched by her gesture.

  • We are sorry for your lose. John, you and your daughters are in our prayers for our Lord to give each of you a peace and comfort that only he can give you. Just know Carole is not suffering any longer.

  • Dear John, Kelly, and families,
    Our love and prayers are with you at this time. May you find comfort in knowing that an end to this life’s journey begins eternal peace. God’s love be with you all.

  • John and family; we are saddened by the news of Carole’s passing. Carol will be forever young to me when I remember with fondness the memories of our youth. Please accept our condolences and may our prayers help comfort you and your family and know that you have an angel in Heaven watching over you.

  • Kelly and Family, I was sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. I actually learned of it when we delivered the decorated Christmas trees to Centerburg Pointe this
    week. Last night, as I watched the NBC Alzheimer special, I remembered watching
    it last year and seeing your family featured. I wondered if I would see any of you this year. There was your dad once again. Thank you for sharing your family’s journey. I am sure it will continue to help others on that same path. My sympathies and prayers to your family,

  • Dear John, Kelly, & family,
    Blessings to you all at this time. I’m sorry for your loss. I know it’s been a long journey for all of you. I know it sounds cliche’ but take comfort knowing that she’s in her heavenly home with the Almighty.

  • Our thoughts and prayers are with your family. May God give you the peace to know that she is in her heavenly home.

  • John and Girls,

    My sympathies to you as you walk this valley of your lives. Know that you are not walking it alone. She is walking it with you – healthy again! Prayers and hugs to you all.

  • We are so sorry for the passing of Carol and are praying your Family will be at peace knowing how well you cared for Carol and seeing her in heaven, as our time comes to meet her again. All our love Paul and May

  • Dear Kelly and Family,

    I was so sorry to hear about the passing of your Mother. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Marcia Kasper

  • Sending my love to the family of Carol she was a good sister in law.
    I will remember the fun times we had with our families.

  • John and family, so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

  • Dear John and Girls-

    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of Carole. I will be praying for each of you as you grieve lossing someone so special and important to you. Miss you John!


  • Uncle John and girls,
    We are so sorry to hear of Aunt Carole’s passing, our hearts and many prayers go out to all of you. Blessings to all of you.

  • Dear Kelly,
    We are so sorry to hear the loss of your Mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and yours at this time of loss. Kelly, we will stop in to see you at work soon. Lots of love honey!!

  • Dear Kelly,
    We are so sorry for the loss of your Mother. You are in our thought and prayers.