Deborah E. Hoffman

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March 17, 1944 - November 15, 2019
Born in Chester, IL
Resided in O'Fallon, MO

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Deborah E. Hoffman of O’Fallon, MO, passed away at the age of 75 on Friday, November 15, 2019. She was preceded in death by her husband, Sherman Hoffman; her parents, Ernest Roth and Virginia Davis; and her brother, Richard Roth.

Deborah is survived by her children, John and Jeff Hoffman; her grandchildren, Mitchell Rawson, Emilee (Kaleb) Redmond, and Mackensie Hoffman; her great-grandchild, Mia Redmond; her siblings, Virginia “Tootsie” Liefer and David (Monica) Roth; and she was a loving aunt, cousin, and friend to many.

Deborah loved to cook and would always cook all the amazing holiday dinners for her family.  She truly was a baker extraordinaire, baking cookies for many people on the holidays.

Deborah was always a strong person with a character that reminded people of Jackie Kennedy – gracious, formal, and a real fighter who beat cancer five times. Her trips with her family were always something she looked forward to and she treasured the memories she made on those vacations. She will be dearly missed as a mother and as someone who treated many in life as if she were their own grandmother.

Contributions in Deborah’s memory may be made to the American Cancer Society.

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  1. Amy November 17, 2019 at 7:05 am - Reply

    Rest In Peace Aunt Debbie! You were a grandmother to me and will greatly be missed. I love you so much! Amy

  2. Denise Vuichard November 17, 2019 at 6:21 pm - Reply

    My thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. Debbie was a wonderful person and treated me like family. Remember, no matter how difficult the time is now for you, she is again with Sherman and is truly out of pain and is at peace.

  3. Jo Elliffe November 18, 2019 at 7:27 am - Reply

    Very fond memories of Debbie when I visited from Ireland. Rest in peace dear Debbie. Jo and family, Tullamore and Kilkenny, Ireland.

  4. Keith Richardson November 18, 2019 at 8:04 am - Reply

    RIP Aunt Debbie I cherish all the memories of your trips to Minnesota and our visits to St. Louis I will miss All of our chats and FaceTime calls
    Love always
    Kim & Keith

  5. Marc Roth November 19, 2019 at 3:26 pm - Reply

    I will the miss meals, the time together and the love you gave to us. I cherish the many wonderful memories you gave and all you did for us growing up. May God grant upon you eternal rest and may the peace and love of God carry you home. With Love. Marc

  6. Jeri Mennerich Swan November 22, 2019 at 2:17 pm - Reply

    My sympathy to the Roth and Hoffman families. Sherman and I were classmates at Sparta and I met Deb there many years ago at a class reunion. I found our that Deb and I had the same home town of Chester.
    She was a wonderful lady.
    God bless each of you for your loss.

  7. Monica Roth November 22, 2019 at 7:56 pm - Reply

    As we all gathered to celebrate your life today Debbie,I reflected on our times together ,especially the last weeks of your life.Although there was sad times ,there was also very special times.You were a bright light in so many lives and in your memory I hope we can keep that light shining.
    Rest In Peace Debbie.
    Till we meet again.

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