Obituary: Dennis J. Hoffman


Dennis J. Hoffman, 72, passed away Jan. 15. He was the son of George and Alice (Sullivan) Hoffman.

Dennis was a graduate of Marian College in Indianapolis. He worked as a reporter for The Criterion in the 1960s. Thereafter, he worked for more than 40 years as a reporter and copy editor for the Indianapolis Star, retiring in 2007. In recent years, Dennis was an active volunteer at the St. Vincent DePaul Society Food Pantry. He enjoyed helping others and working with the other volunteers, especially James and Pam Haffner.

Dennis is survived by more than a dozen first cousins. He is also survived by nephews, Adam Chandler and Matthew Sergi; and nieces, Erin Chandler and Katherine Sergi.

Family and friends gathered Jan. 22 at St. Louis de Montfort Catholic Church, where a Mass of Christian Burial was officiated by Rev. Patrick Click. Burial took place at Oaklawn Memorial Gardens in Indianapolis.



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