Hoffman Obit Pic 002Margaret Eileen Hoffman, age 90, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013. She was born in Piedmont on March 11, 1923, to the late Ralph and Gertrude (Barclay) Simpson.

Eileen was married for 52 years to Robert Wayne Hoffman who preceded her in death on Jan. 19, 2005.

Along with her parents and husband, Eileen was preceded in death by her infant daughter Roberta Ann Hoffman; and two brothers, Dave and Floyd Simpson.

Funeral services were held on Monday, Dec. 16, 2013, in the Chapel of Given-Dawson Funeral Home with Pastor John Wesley Armstrong officiating. Burial followed at Bakersville Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made in Eileen’s name to Orange United Methodist Church, 23519 SR 751, Newcomerstown, Ohio 43832 and or to Hospice-Health Service of Coshocton, 230 S. 4th Street, Coshocton, Ohio 43812. An online memorial can be viewed at

A full obituary will appear in the next print edition of the Harrison News-Herald.