Evelyn S. Hoffman


Evelyn S. Hoffman of New Philadelphia, Ohio died Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007 at the age of 83, following an illness of seven months.

Born June 3, 1923 in Crawfordsville, Ind., Evelyn was a daughter of the late Russell Switzer and Lucille Murphy Switzer.

On Dec. 5, 1944, she married Hilbert L. "Dutch" Hoffman.

The Hoffmans left New Philadelphia for the warmer weather of Mesa, Ariz. and lived in the Payson area from the late 1980s until 2002. Ultimately, they returned to Ohio in 2002, prior to Mr. Hoffman's death in April, 2003.

Mrs. Hoffman is survived by daughters, Susan Strauss of New Philadelphia, Ohio and Nancy (Donald) Guinn of Vancouver, Wash. Two grandsons, R. Lee (Margie) Strauss of New Philadelphia and A.J. (Taunya) Strauss of Nobelsville, Ind. Two great-granddaughters, Evie and Lena Strauss, and a brother, Glenn "Bud" Switzer complete the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Tuscarawas County, 201 West Third St., Dover, OH 44622; the Tuscarawas County Senior Center, 425 Prospect St., Dover, OH 44622; the American Cancer Society, 201-A West Ohio Avenue, Dover, OH 44622; or to the Sacred Heart Church, 139 Third St. NE, New Philadelphia, OH 44663.

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