NILES - Margaret Helena Hoffman, 95, of Niles, passed away Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013, at her home.
She was born Oct. 15, 1918, in Jacobs Creek, Pa., the daughter of the late Joseph and Anna Yacub Palonder. She married Lewis Grant Hoffman on April 26, 1947.
A graduate of Perryopolis High School, she was employed as a baker for Lakeview High School for 22 years and retired in 1985. She was well known for her baking talents.
Margaret is survived by her son, Lee (Maurita) Hoffman of Girard; daughter, Gloria Hoffman Hill of Niles; brother, Victor Palonder of Florida; sister, Dorothy Tomijako of Cleveland; grandchildren, Brian (Natalie) Hill, Stacy (Jeff) Marling, Jeff (Katie) Hill, Erin Hoffman, Dan Hoffman and Alex Hoffman; and her eight great-grandchildren.
Margaret was preceded in death by her father, Joseph Palonder; mother, Anna Palonder; husband, Grant Hoffman; brothers, John and William Palonder; sisters, Barbara Rumancik, Mary Stewart, Agnes Grooso and Josephine Kessman; and a daughter, Betty Hoffman Kossick.
A memorial service will be held 11 a.m. Monday at the Carl W. Hall Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Hillside Cemetery, Bazetta.
The family would like to extend a special thank you to Sherry, Brenda and Bea for taking wonderful care of Margaret.
Arrangements are entrusted to Carl W. Hall Funeral Home.