The Obit For Charles Hoffses

Charles Edward Hoffses Jr.

Published in the Cape Cod Times on 5/17/2008

YARMOUTHPORT — Charles Edward Hoffses Jr., 76, of Yarmouthport, formerly of Hingham.

He was the beloved husband of Marion L. (Biddle) Hoffses of 48 years, passed peacefully on Thursday, May 15, 2008, at the Cape Cod Hospital after a long illness. Charlie was a lifelong resident of Hingham until 2000, when he relocated to Yarmouthport.

He was a loving and devoted father to his children, Janice M. Donnellan of Rockland, Cheryl A. Kenney of Pembroke, Brian S. Hoffses of Hanover, Stephen C. Hoffses of Hingham, Michael E. Hoffses of Bridgewater as well as seven grandchildren. He is also survived by his sister, Norma M. Cametti; brother, John C. Hoffses; and the late Lorraine C. Kelley and the late Roy J. Hoffses all of Hingham.

Charlie was a proud veteran of the Korean War where he served in the Navy. He retired from Boston Edison after 35 years of service. Charlie had a love for baseball. He played in the minor leagues for the Milwaukee Braves from 1953-1956. His love and passion for baseball led him to coaching for Hingham's Little League, Babe Ruth and American Legion baseball for many years.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend the funeral from the Pyne Keohane Funeral Home, 21 Emerald St., Hingham, Monday at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass is in St. Paul's Church, Hingham at 10 a.m. Visiting hours will be held Sunday from 3 to 7 p.m. Burial will be in St. Paul's Cemetery, Hingham.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Charlie may be made to St. Jude's Children's Research, PO Box 50, Memphis, TN 38105. For directions and online condolences, call 1-800-Keohane or see www.keohane.com.