Today is 08/16/2022 19th of Av, 5782


In Loving Memory of Richard E. Hoffman


Details about the Funeral, Burial and Shiva in Memory of Richard E. Hoffman are listed below.


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Date & Time Wednesday 08/03/2022 at 03:00 PM

Address Am Shalom
840 Vernon Avenue
Glencoe, IL 60022

Clergy Rabbi Harold Kudan
Am Shalom

Interment - Private


Am Shalom

Address 840 Vernon Avenue
Glencoe, IL 60022

Phone 847.835.4800

Additional Information Following the service until 7PM.
We invite you to record a video, sharing a story or memory of Richard E. Hoffman. Your private recording will only be shared with the family.

The funeral service will be livestreamed on Wednesday August 3rd, 2022 at 3:00 PM CST.LIVE STREAM


Friends of the Jewish Chapel
at the United States Naval Academy
326 First Street, Suite 22
Annapolis, Maryland 21403
Am Shalom
840 Vernon Avenue
Glencoe, Illinois 60022
Habitat for Humanity of Lake County, Illinois
315 Martin Luther King Jr Avenue
Waukegan, Illinois 60085
Mount Sinai Hospital
1500 South Fairfield Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60608

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Richard E. Hoffman, July 16th, 1932 - July 31st, 2022. Married almost 67 years to his great love Joanne nee Schurman. 1954 graduate of Syracuse University, Lieutenant United States Air Force, Boat Captain, Fisherman. He began his boating adventures as a boy in the waters off Long Island, and fished and cruised on his beloved Great Lakes with Joanne for over 45 years. He was involved in various philanthropic endeavors including many years on the Mount Sinai Hospital Board of Directors, serving two years as Chairman of the Board. He also volunteered for many years for Habitat for Humanity where he and Joanne made many close friends. They were among the founding members of Am Shalom in Glencoe. He didn't want a long obituary. He just wanted to be known as someone who always did his best. Son of the late Julia nee Levin and the late Abraham Hoffman. Brother of Joel Hoffman of Rye, New York. Brother-in-law of Norman (Harriet Leva) Beegun. Father of Marc (Michael Silverman) Hoffman, Mitchell (Sara) Hoffman and Matthew (Ellyn) Hoffman. Grandfather of Jacob, Joshua, Rebecca and Daniel. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Friends of the Jewish Chapel at the United States Naval Academy, 326 First St., Suite 22, Annapolis, MD 21403,, or to Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Ave., Glencoe, IL 60022,, or to Habitat for Humanity of Lake County, Illinois, 315 Martin Luther King Jr Ave., Waukegan, IL 60085,, or to Mount Sinai Hospital, 1500 South Fairfield Avenue, Chicago, IL 60608, A memorial service will be held on Wednesday August 3 at 3:00 P.M. at Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Avenue in Glencoe. To attend the funeral live stream, please visit our website. Arrangements by Chicago Jewish Funerals - Skokie Chapel, 847.229.8822,

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