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COOPERSTOWN - Philip J. Hoffmann III passed away Sept. 9, 2017, at Focus Otsego.
He was born on Sept. 7, 1930, in Long Island.
He graduated high school in 1948 and worked for the post office until 1953. At that time he joined the United States Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS WASP and went around the world. Phil was honorably discharged in 1955 and returned to his postal carrier position until he retired in March 1986 and moved to Roseboom.
He is predeceased by his wife, Joan; and son, Jeffrey and is survived by his wife, Betty; son, Phil IV and wife, Jeanie of Long Island, son, Guy and wife, Robin of Putnam Valley; four grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren; three stepsons, Ronnie, Donnie and Denny with wife Roma; three step-grandchildren, Dan, Darrell and Michelle; and great-grandson, Jaydon, all of Roseboom.
The family thanks Focus for giving Phil such wonderful care.
Condolence messages may be left at www.ottmanfuneralhome.com.
Arrangements were entrusted to the Ottman Funeral Home, Cherry Valley.
Published on September 27, 2017
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