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Robert D. Hoffman

December 9, 2021

Obituary

Robert D. "Bob” Hoffman, 90, died peacefully on Thursday, December 9, 2021.
He was a graduate of Mt. Lebanon High School and West Virginia University, where he 
was a member of Beta Theta Pi fraternity. While at WVU, Bob met his future wife, Mary 
Ardeth Jones of Beckley, WV. The two married shortly after college and moved to Italy, 
where he served as First Lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps.
After returning to the United States, he worked at Mellon Bank. He later moved into 
management consulting with Alexander Proudfoot Co. in Chicago, IL, Anthony B. 
Cassidy Associates in Ridgefield, CT, and Magnetics Inc., later acquired by Spang & 
Co, in Butler, PA. He became certified as a personnel consultant and established his 
own firm, Robert D. Hoffman and Associates. After retirement, he took a position as 
Manager at The Park Mansions, in Oakland, PA.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Howard A. and H. Aline Hoffman of Mt. 
Lebanon, PA
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Mary Ardeth (Jones) Hoffman of Butler, PA, and 
six children: Kathleen Hoffman of Butler, Dr. Robert D. Hoffman and his wife Dr. Rosana 
Eisenberg of Nashville, TN, Richard H. Hoffman of Juba, South Sudan, Jeffrey A. 
Hoffman and his wife Allison of Loveland, OH, Suzanne Meyer of Oakmont, PA, and 
Todd Hoffman and his wife Deborah Brake of Forest Hills, PA, as well as his brother 
Donald Hoffman of Naples, Florida.
He is survived by twelve beloved grandchildren: Laura Hoffman, Kathryn Crittenden, 
Marie Hoffman, John Crittenden, Ben Hoffman, Eva Hoffman, Sam Hoffman, Aidan 
Meyer, Elleanna Meyer, Peter Hoffman, Charlotte Brake-Hoffman, and Samantha 
Brake-Hoffman.
The family will be honoring him in a private ceremony at a later date. In lieu of flowers, 
the family asks that donations be made to the Butler VA Medical Center


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