TERRE HAUTE —
Edith “Joan" Hoffman, 79, of Terre Haute, died Wednesday, March 27, 2013, at her residence. Mrs. Hoffman was born in Brazil, on Nov. 24, 1933, the daughter of William E. and Mabel Coward. Joan was active as one of Jehovah's Witnesses for 59 years. Mrs. Hoffman loved writing poetry. She also loved people and her family and friends.
Joan was preceded in death by her parents; and daughter, Sheryl Hoffman Hunt.
Joan is survived by her husband, James “Wiley” Hoffman. They married Jan. 26, 1957; children, Bill (Kathy) Burdine, Ben (Becky) Hoffman, and Rebecca (Elden) Eirhart; sister, Sue (Dean) Finchum; 10 grandchildren; and 21 great-grandchildren.
A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 30, 2013, at the Kingdom Hall of the Jehovah's Witnesses, 3734 North 25th, in Terre Haute. Friends and Family are welcome to attend.
Arrangements are under the direction of Simple Cremations and Burials. Please join Joan’s family in sharing memories, photos and videos of her life through her tribute wall at: