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Services today for Dorothy Jeanne Hoffman

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Dorothy Jeanne Hoffman, age 97 of Chesterton, IN, passed away on July 8, 2017.

She was born on January 29, 1920, in Troy, Ohio, to Ford and Pauline (Hall) Entrekin.

Dorothy is survived by her daughter, Judy (Jim) Pappas of Westville, IN; grandchildren, Michael (Kristy Nelson) Pappas of Seattle, WA, and Jennifer (Jim) Dunscomb of Greenwood, IN; and great-granddaughter Lexi Dunscomb.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Gus Hoffman; son, James Hoffman; and great-grandson, Lane Dunscomb.

Dorothy was a member of St. Patrick Catholic Church. She was involved in the St. Patrick Senior Club, the Ladies League of St. Patrick’s, Chesterton Woman’s Club, Duneland ‘Y’ Senior Exercise Group, and RSVP.

Dorothy’s family would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to the caregivers, nurses, and many friends Dorothy had at Addison Pointe in Chesterton.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday, July 12 , 2017, at 10:00 a.m., at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 638 N. Calumet Chesterton, IN, 46304, with Father John Plavcan officiating.

Visitation will be on Tuesday, July 11, 2017, from 4:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. A wake service will be held Tuesday, July 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in Dorothy’s honor may be made to “LANE: Living A New Experience”, a fund established for Dorothy’s great-grandson, Lane, who preceded her in death. Donations for this fund may be made in care of the family.

Online condolences to the family may be made at


Posted 7/10/2017




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