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Thomas George Hoffman

May 10, 1948 - May 26, 2020


Thomas George Hoffman, age 72 of Swartz Creek formerly of Durand passed away Tuesday, May 26, 2020 at his home. Per his wishes cremation has taken place and private services will be held.

Thomas was born May 10, 1948 in Durand, Michigan to George Norman and Irma Irene (Fox) Hoffman. He attended and graduated from Durand High School in 1966. He married Brenda (Winer) in Durand on March 28, 1970 and together they raised their three children, remaining married for 28 years. Thomas was a member of the Durand Eagles Club and the Shiawassee Conservation Association for many years but his great passion was for the outdoors. He thrived being outside gardening, camping, hunting, fishing or playing golf. He instilled this same love in his three children and four grandchildren. Thomas worked for General Motors in many positions before retiring from them in the Quality Control Department.

Thomas is survived by his children; Anthony James (Lorri) Hoffman, Matthew Thomas Hoffman, and Leslie Ann (John) Pancheck, his grandchildren; Caden Hoffman, Ellie Hoffman, Emma Pancheck, and Lucas Pancheck, his siblings; Jeanne (Red) Lohan, Kathy (Mike) Ripplinger, Mary (Roger) Dallas, and Scott Hoffman, his many nieces, nephews and friends. Thomas was preceded in death by his wife and friend; Brenda, his parents; George and Irma Hoffman, and his younger brother; William Hoffman.

Memorials are suggested to The Autism Support & Resource Center, 4476 Dort Hwy., Burton, MI 48529 in honor of his grandson Lucas Pancheck.

The family is being served by Watkins Brothers Funeral Homes, Durand Chapel, those wishing to leave online condolences may do so at