Clarissa N. Hoffman
June 22, 1932 - June 3, 2018
Thursday, June 7, 2018 from 2 to 8 pm at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale
Whittemore United Methodist Church
Friday, June 8, 2018 at 11:00 am
Clarissa Norie Hoffman (nee Dorcey) went to rest in the arms of our Lord Jesus Christ June 3, 2018 at 1:05 a.m. A special thank you to her long term caregivers her loving daughter-in-law Diana and the staff at Lakeview Manor Nursing Home in Tawas City, MI where she resided.
Clarissa was born on June 22, 1932, at home in Whittemore, MI, the daughter of Charles and Ida Dorcey (nee Barton). Clarissa married Dennie D. Hoffman August 23, 1952 and was a lifelong resident of Whittemore, Mi. Clarissa was a lady as well as a tomboy who was truly loved, admired, and respected by all that met her. A bundle of energy she was willing to tackle any project she was faced with doing and she could do almost anything.
Left to mourn; two sons, Bruce E Hoffman of Cadillac, MI and David W (Diana) Hoffman of Whittemore; two grandsons, Bruce (Darcy) Hoffman Jr. (nee BJ) of Big Rapids, MI, Bobby (Alyssa) Hoffman of Midland, MI; two granddaughters, Kaylynn Hoffman and Danielle (Austin) Edmonds both of Whittemore, MI; five great grandchildren, Trevor, Gavin, Hope, Abby, and Clarissa; two great-great grandchildren Caiden and Brooklyn; five siblings, Elsie Rytlewski, Janet Kohn, Ethel Blust, Charles (Helen) Dorcey (nee TOM) and Bill Dorcey. She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Dennie Hoffman; daughter-in-law, Marlene Hoffman (nee Lee); sister, Helen Brotherton (nee Brawley, Dorcey) and several brothers-in-laws and a sister-in-law.
The family will receive guests at the Buresh Funeral Home in Hale, MI from 2:00 to 8:00 p.m. Thursday June 7. The funeral will be at 11:00 a. m. at The United Methodist Church in Whittemore, MI, with Rev. Nathan Jeffords & Rev. Brenda K. Klacking officiating, with burial at the Saints Cemetery in Whittemore. In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the United Methodist Church of Whittemore or United Federation of Women’s Club. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bureshfuneralhomes.com.
Memorials may be made to the Whittemore United Methodist Church or the United Federation of Women's Clubs.