Darlene Avis Hoffman
Darlene Avis Hoffman, 80, of Ruckersville,
departed from this life to be with Jesus on Sunday,
February 15, 2015 at the Grace Health and
Rehabilitation Center. She was born on October 7,
1934 in Charlottesville, VA to the late Cecil Eugene
and Minnie Ola Raines.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in
death by her brother, Donald “Beady” Raines.
Darlene is survived by her husband of 58
wonderful years, Joel Hoffman; two sisters, Marjorie
Madison and her husband, Bill and Doris Conley and
her husband, Roger; four children, Jerry Hoffman and
his wife, Danielle, Jeanette McCauley and her
husband, John, Phyllis Shifflett and her husband,
Dale and Tom Hoffman and his wife, Denise; 12
grandchildren, Josh Hoffman, Joe Hoffman, Jessica
Nilo and her husband, Carl, Justin McCauley and his
wife, Dana, Jonathan McCauley and his wife, Susan,
Kenneth Gilbert, Kyle Shifflett, Kristen Shifflett,
Grant Hoffman, Alex Hoffman, Bryce Hoffman, and
Paige Hoffman; 11 great grandchildren, Ryan and Emma
Hoffman, Chase and Jayden Nilo, Madison and Marshall
McCauley, Elizabeth, Jennifer and Lance McCauley,
and Dallas and Gavin Gilbert; and many other loving
family members and friends.
She grew up in Geer, VA and worked for 30 years
for the Greene County School System. Darlene loved
the outdoors, her flowers and her beloved dog,
The family will receive friends on Wednesday,
February 18, 2015 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Ryan
Funeral Home, 12819 Spotswood Trail, Ruckersville,
A funeral service will be held on Thursday,
February 19, 2015 at 1:30 p.m. at Ryan Funeral Home,
with Pastor Glenn Shifflett officiating.
Interment will follow in
Holly Memorial Gardens
Pallbearers will be Darlene’s grandsons, Kenneth
Gilbert, Josh Hoffman, Justin McCauley, Jonathan
McCauley, Joe Hoffman,
Kyle Shifflett and Grant Hoffman (honorary).
Memorial Contributions may be made in her name to
the Stanardsville United Methodist Church Youth
Group, PO Box 344, Stanardsville, VA 22973.
An online guestbook is available at
Ryan Funeral Home of Ruckersville, VA is handling