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Andover, Haverhill — Ruth V. (Wicks) Hoffman, 91, of Andover and formerly of Haverhill, died Saturday evening, May 31 at The Falls at Cordingly Dam, Newton, Mass.

She was born in Haverhill, Nov. 21, 1922, daughter of the late William and Sarah (Foss) Wicks, Sr.

She was the wife of the late Saul J. “Joe” Hoffman, who died in 2002 and her survivors include a daughter, Jane W. Hoffman and her fiance, Dennis Trask of Andover; two sons, David S. and his wife, Kathy Hoffman of Wellesley, W. Drew and his wife, Kate Hoffman of Marblehead; a brother, Arthur and his wife, Patricia Wicks of Haverhill; seven grandchildren, Alex, Sydney, Cameron, Caroline, Emma, Meg and John Joseph, as well as several nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend her visitation on Thursday morning, June 5 from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill immediately followed by a funeral service at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be in Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Contributions in her memory may be made to the Easter Seals, 484 Main St., Denholm Bldg., Worcester, MA 01608, or the American Cancer Society, 30 Speen St., Framingham, MA 01701. To view her complete obituary or to send a condolence to her family, please visit www.farmerfuneralhomes.com.
Published on  June 5, 2014
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