William Hoffman Obituary

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William M. Hoffman DMD

August 16, 1916 - January 29, 2014
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William M. Hoffman, DMD, of Quincy, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. He was born in Dorchester, and resided for many years in Quincy. He was a graduate of Boston Latin School, Harvard College and Harvard Dental School. Dr. Hoffman served in the Pacific in World War II as a member of the 345th Bombardment group in the Army Air Corps. Dr. Hoffman provided dentistry for more than 50 years, first in Mattapan square, then in Quincy. He took an active role as his children grew, participating in scouting and many school activities. He was a supporter of Harvard University and opened his home to several undergraduate students over the...
William M. Hoffman, DMD, of Quincy, passed away on Wednesday, January 29, 2014. He was born in Dorchester, and resided for many years in Quincy. He was a graduate of Boston Latin School, Harvard College and Harvard Dental School. Dr. Hoffman served in the Pacific in World War II as a member of the 345th Bombardment group in the Army Air Corps. Dr. Hoffman provided dentistry for more than 50 years, first in Mattapan square, then in Quincy. He took an active role as his children grew, participating in scouting and many school activities. He was a supporter of Harvard University and opened his home to several undergraduate students over the years. Dr. Hoffman attended the symphony regularly, and he was an avid fisherman. Beloved husband of Janet (Katz) and the late Laura (Rodman). Devoted father of Donald & Valeria Hoffman, Fredda Cole & her late husband Francis, and Marjorie Serrano & her husband Laurence Johnson. Grandfather of Miguel & Marisa Serrano, Daniel Serrano, Tony & Jessica Hoffman, Maria & Idn Arrington, Joey Hoffman and his wife Arika Peck. Also survived by nine great-grandchildren.
Services at the Levine Chapel, 470 Harvard St., Brookline on Sunday February 2, at 12noon, with burial to follow at Lindwood Memorial Park, 490 North Street, Randolph. Memorial observance at his late residence following the burial until 8pm, continuing on Monday from 4-8pm. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Harvard University gifts@harvard.edu or Combined Jewish Philanthropies, 126 High St., Boston, MA 02110.

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