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McAuley High School, Toledo, Ohio

Mother of Gwendolyn (Wendy) ’78, Diane ’83, Carolyn ’84 and Christina Hoffman ’87) passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on January 9, 2022


Obituary for Judith A. Hoffman

Judith A. Hoffman, age 81 of Toledo, passed away on December 10, 2021, while surrounded by her family. She was born to Robert and Dorothy (McVicker) Noonan on July 27, 1940. She was a 1958 graduate of Central Catholic High School where she enjoyed playing in the Marching Band. She married the love of her life, Edwin Hoffman, on August 1, 1959 and together they raised 5 children. Judy instilled strong faith in her children and taught them how to love unconditionally. She was an eternal optimist, with a great smile and sense of humor with an infectious laugh until the end. She had many hobbies which included sewing, crocheting, bowling and bingo which she enjoyed her entire life. She was a devoted lifetime member of St. Charles Borremeo Church where she also sang in the choir. Judy was able to check off of her bucket list an amazing trip to Ireland with her 5 kids.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Edwin; her parents and great-grandchildren, Xzavior and River. Judy is survived by her children, Wendy (Randy) Wright, Joe (Deb) Hoffman, Diane (Greg) Ball, Carolyn Hoffman, Chris (Drew) Weist; grandchildren, Andrew, Mallory, Ashley, Allyson, Wayne, Regan, Cassidy, Mackenzie, Jordan, Cameron, Peyton, Cole, Brittni and Justin; great-grandchildren, Michaela, Bridget, Emmalyn, Sydney, Auburn, Blakely, Aiden, Aleda, Elsa, Elliana and Anna; sister, Pat (Bob) Behan; brothers, Robert (Ann), Tom (Cheryl) and Mike (Linda) Noonan.

Friends may visit at the Coyle Funeral Home, 1770 S. Reynolds Rd., on Wednesday, December 15th from 2:00-8:00 p.m. where a Scripture Service will be recited at 7:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 16th beginning at 9:15 a.m., in the mortuary, followed by a Funeral Mass at St. Charles Borromeo Church at 10:00 a.m. Entombment Resurrection Cemetery.

The family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff at Oakleaf Village and Ohio Living Hospice for their compassionate care.

Memorials may take the form of contributions to Ohio Living Hospice or to Diabetes Youth Services. Please view and sign our online “guest registry” at

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