In-Memoriam

Daniel Raymond Hoffman – In Memoriam. Hoffman of Mechanicsburg, Penn., died Sunday, June 19, 2005. He was 58. He was born Oct. 23, 1946, in Harrisburg, a son of Ruth E. Hoffman Sheibley of Camp Hill, Penn. He retired in November of 2004 after 23 years of service with Naval Sea Logistics, Department of the Navy, in Mechanicsburg. He was a decorated Vietnam War veteran awarded the Purple Heart, Bronze Star and the Combat Infantry Badge while with A Company, 1st Battalion, 27th Infantry of the 25th Infantry Division, also known as the Wolfhounds. He was a lifetime member of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, a member of the Mechanicsburg Presbyterian Church, Linglestown VFW, Mechanicsburg Club and loved to travel. In addition to his mother, he is survived by his wife, Kathleen Wright Hoffman; a daughter and her husband, Alicia and William Deardorff of Hummelstown, Penn.; half brother, Milton Keith Sheibley of York Haven, Penn; half sister, Debra Ann Wheeler of Boiling Springs, Penn.; and a grandson, Kyle D. Shemory. Funeral services were held June 24 in Mechanicsburg, with the Rev. Dr. Richard D. Sweeney officiating. Burial with full military honors was in Gettysburg National Cemetery. Contributions may be made to Life Raft Group, 155 Rt. 46W, Suite 202, Wayne, NJ 07470.

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