Thomas Warner Hoff
January 23, 2015
Thomas Warner Hoff, age 79 of Milford, Pennsylvania, formerly of Mahwah, NJ for 29 years, passed away on January 23, 2015. Tom was born in Montclair, NJ, the son of Irvin W. Hoff and Ann Warner Hoff.
Tom married Jean Leonard on August 23, 1958 in Wilmington, DE.
Tom graduated from the University of Pennsylvania where he received a B.A. in 1957 and an M.A. in economic and marketing in 1959. He joined Roche Laboratories as a sales representative in 1959 and worked his way up the company to become Vice-President of Advertising and Promotion. He worked for the company for 36 years.
Upon retiring in 1995, Tom and Jean moved to Milford, PA where Tom became involved in many community activities and projects. He is the founder of the Twin Lakes Conservancy in Shohola, PA, where he owned a family home on Twin Lakes. As a member of the Preservation Trust of Pike County, he helped establish two historic districts – the commercial district and the residential district. Tom was a dedicated member of the Milford Enhancement Committee and he and Jean hosted the Annual Welcome Party on their property.
Tom served on the Milford Water Authority for 15 years and was elected Vice-Chairman. He helped organize the authority and to secure grants to upgrade the system.
Tom encouraged his Aunt Dorothy Warner to make a contribution to the Pike County Public Library, which resulted in the new Dorothy Warner Building. Tom was a member of the First Presbyterian Church of Milford.
Tom is survived by his wife: Jean; daughter: Karen Hoff Myers-Lucas and husband Bill of Atlanta, GA; son Thomas Warner Hoff, Jr. and wife Erika of Maplecrest, NY; and grandchildren: Thomas and Laura Myers of Atlanta, GA.
A Memorial Service will be held at the First Presbyterian Church in Milford on February 7, 2015 at 11 a.m.
No flowers please. Memorial contributions may be made to the Pike County Public Library, 119 West Harford Street, Milford, PA.
Arrangements by Stroyan Funeral Home, 405 West Harford St., Milford, PA.
First Presbyterian Church
300 Broad Street
Milford, PA 18337
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