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  • Obituary: Rita M. (Beaupre) Hoffman

  • Rita M. (Beaupre) Hoffman, age 84, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

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  • Rita M. (Beaupre) Hoffman, age 84, passed away Wednesday, March 27, 2013 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.  
    Rita was born December 2, 1928 in Cornor, Maine the daughter of Louis and Mary (Guerette) Beaupre.  She grew up in Caribou, ME and also spent time in Portland, ME prior to moving to the Perkinsville are in 1946. Rita and Robert Hoffman were married May 8, 1948 at Sacred Heart Church in Perkinsville and together celebrated over 48 years of marriage prior to Robert passing away in November of 1996. She was employed as an inspector at Champion Knit in Livonia and at Pappas Brothers Drycleaner’s in Dansville. Rita was a communicant of Sacred Heart Church for most of her life. She was a member of the Red Hat Society and was very active in the Senior Citizens Club of Naples. She enjoyed knitting and reading however most important to her was her family of 5 children and their spouses and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
    Rita was pre-deceased by her husband, Robert; her siblings, Leo Beaupre, Clifford Beaupre, Louis Beaupre, Claude Beaupre, Vila LaPage, Emery Beaupre, Ida Schneider and Audrey Belanger.  She is survived by her children, Jean (Bruce) Elliott of Chesapeake Beach, MD, Sharon (Douglas) Briglin of Rochester, Reginald (Katherine) Hoffman of Bath, Debra (Wayne) Teed of Wayland, and Christopher (Suzanne) Hoffman of Perkinsville; 16 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; her sibling, Florence Waldron of Dansville; and a brother-in-law, Philip Belanger of TX; along with several nieces and nephews.  
    Rita’s family and friends may call from 10 a.m. to 12 noon Saturday, April 6, 2013 at Sacred Heart Church in Perkinsville where a Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Rita at 12 noon.  Internment and committal prayers will be held immediately following in Sacred Heart Cemetery.  In Lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Rita Hoffman’s memory may be made to the Vincent House 310 Second Avenue, Wayland, NY 14572.
    Arrangements are being handled by the St. George-Stanton Funeral Home, 109 W. Naples Street, Wayland, NY.
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