Betty A. Hoffman

LIVERPOOL – Betty A. Hoffman, 85, of Richfield, entered into eternal rest on Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, at Nipple Convalescent Home, Liverpool.

She was the wife of the late John Glenn Hoffman, who preceded her in death on Jan. 26, 2002.

Betty was born on March 15, 1927, in Fayette Township, Juniata County, a daughter of the late Norman H. and Lillie Mae (Leister) Niemond.

She attended the Evendale grammar schoolhouse. Mrs. Hoffman was employed at L. Shellenberger and Son Shirt Factory, Richfield. In 1962, she and her late husband opened and operated the Evendale Garage until 1984.

Betty was a lifetime member of Niemonds Independent Church, Richfield, and was a member of the Richfield Fire and Ambulance Company.

She enjoyed crocheting, fishing in Canada and spending time with her family, especially her granddaughters and great- grandchildren.

Mrs. Hoffman is survived by: a son and daughter-in- law, Lawrence N. and Carol Hoffman, of Richfield; a daughter and son-in-law, Bonnie L. and Jack Sheaffer, of Richfield; four granddaughters and their spouses, Suzy and Wade Stahr, Missy and John Hummel, Leah and Joe Auker and Mindy and Barry Kobel; nine great- grandchildren, J.C., Nick, Larissa, Isaac, Olivia, Hunter, Wyatt, Mitch and Brenna; a brother, Lester Niemond, of Richfield; and nieces and nephews.

Mrs. Hoffman was preceded in death by a sister and brother-in-law, Anna Mae and Paul Master, and a sister-in-law, June Niemond.

Friends and family are invited to the viewing on Friday, March 1, 2013 from 7 to 9 p.m., and again on Saturday, March 2, 2013, from 10 a.m. until the time of the funeral service at 11 a.m., all from George P. Garman Funeral Homes, Inc., 9366 state Route 35, Mount Pleasant Mills, with Associate Pastor Steven Osenga officiating. Burial will be made in Niemond Cemetery, Richfield.

Should friends desire, memorial gifts may be made in loving memory of Betty to Nipple Convalescent Home, 100 S. Front St., Liverpool, PA 17045.