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Ronald Solomon Hoffman

January 11, 1937 — July 5, 2022

Ronald Solomon Hoffman, 85, of Scott Township PA, formerly of Brooklyn NY & Bethlehem PA, passed away on July 5, 2022 surrounded by his family. At the time, Ron was under the excellent care of the staff at Geisinger CMC, Scranton.

Ronald S. Hoffman was born to Sidney and Betty Hoffman in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Ron grew up in Brooklyn, New York with his mother and grandparents in the Jewish community. He loved the Brooklyn Dodgers and the game of baseball with all his heart. Ron graduated from Brooklyns Lafayette High School, proving to be a stellar baseball player.

Ron then served in the Navy, stationed in Foley, Alabama. After his duty, Ron created Hoffman Insurance Agency while owning several other insurance agencies over the course of the next 64 years.

Ronald, also known as “Coach” and Mr. H, coached numerous young mens baseball teams in the Lehigh Valley. He was also the Founder and President of the Hurricane Wrestling Club. Loving all sports, he truly found joy in supporting all his children and grandchildrens sporting events.

He is survived by his loving wife of 28 yrs, Carole (Dodge) Hoffman, his children, Mark Hoffman, Linda Hoffman, Lori Hoffman, Ray Venable III, David Venable Sr, Lee Ann Hudak, Nicholas Dodge, Christine Gutkowski, Jeff Dodge, Shannon Dodge. Grandchildren, Rachel Hoffman, Brittney Venable, Gannon Venable, David Venable Jr, Leslie Venable, Grant Venable, Stephanie Hudak, Alison Hudak, Jessica Parente, Lauren Parente, Nicholas Dodge III, Matthew Dodge, Emily Dodge, Ashley Dodge, and Joseph Dodge.

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245 East Broad St.
Bethlehem PA - 18018

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