Wayne Hoffner
Tuesday
25
January

Visitation atFuneral Home

9:30 am - 11:00 am
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Kelley Funeral Home
125 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
25
January

Funeral Service

11:00 am
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Kelley Funeral Home
125 Pitman Ave.
Pitman, New Jersey, United States
Tuesday
25
January

Final Resting Place

12:00 pm
Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Hillcrest Memorial Park
 
Washington Twp., New Jersey, United States

Obituary of Wayne S. Hoffner

Wayne S. Hoffner, age 86 died peacefully in his sleep on January 19, 2022. Born in Camden, NJ he was raised and lived most of his life in Pitman, NJ. A 1953 graduate and football player of Pitman High School later joining his buddies as a member of Highland Chemical Engine Company. Attended Delaware Valley College of Science and Agricultural for Ornamental Horticulture. Began a career in education teaching prisoners in the greenhouses at Graterford Prison then jumped to Philadelphia Schools after getting his Masters at Temple University. In the early 60's he taught biology and coached football at Pitman High School then later Sterling. Awarded a fellowship to Indiana University to address a shortage of Guidance Counselors in higher education. He went became a counselor at Glassboro State College (Rowan University). He worked his way through many roles always wanting to work closely with the students. Thirty one years later, he retired as the Dean of the University. Still wanting to give back he began working with Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity, taking the lead as President for a couple of years. In retirement he enjoyed traveling, following Rowan football and summers on the beach in Ocean City. You could always find Wayne in a crowd by simply listening for his whistle. Wayne was predeceased by his wife Adelaide V Hoffner (nee Schellinger) and brother Christopher Dale Hoffner. He is survived by his two sons Rick (Leigh) of Ocean Springs, MS, Jim (Cathy) of Shamong, NJ, granddaughter Kristyn and many nieces and nephews. Friends may call on Tuesday January 25th 9:30 to 11:00 in the Kelley Funeral Home, 125 Pitman Ave., Pitman, NJ. A private funeral service and interment at Hillcrest Memorial Park will follow. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Gloucester County Habitat for Humanity. Kelley Funeral Home is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting. Topic: Wayne Hoffner Funeral Service Time: Jan 25, 2022 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada) Join Zoom Meeting https://us02web.zoom.us/j/86963371744?pwd=MUVDS2liUkNCUzJCRDV2YU8wNEhuUT09 Meeting ID: 869 6337 1744 Passcode: 612848 One tap mobile +19292056099,,86963371744#,,,,*612848# US (New York) +13017158592,,86963371744#,,,,*612848# US (Washington DC) Dial by your location +1 929 205 6099 US (New York) +1 301 715 8592 US (Washington DC) +1 312 626 6799 US (Chicago) +1 669 900 6833 US (San Jose) +1 253 215 8782 US (Tacoma) +1 346 248 7799 US (Houston) Meeting ID: 869 6337 1744 Passcode: 612848 Find your local number: https://us02web.zoom.us/u/kbXfzzpopR
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