Marilyn Hoffman

DATELINE: Cranston

Hoffman, Marilyn, 88, of 115 Rangeley Road, died Thursday, November 27, 2014, at Philip Hulitar Inpatient Center, Providence. She was the beloved wife of the late Jacob Hoffman. Born in Providence, a daughter of the late Samuel and Martha (Dolberg) Manekofsky, she had lived in Cranston for 54 Years. Marilyn was the co-owner and operator with her husband of the former Marbil Cleaners in East Providence for 30 years, retiring 18 years ago. She was a graduate of Hope High School, Class of ’45. Marilyn was a former member of Temple Torat Yisrael and the former Temple Beth Israel. She contributed to many Jewish charities over the years. Marilyn was an avid reader and a lifelong word puzzle solver. Devoted mother of William Hoffman and his wife Mildred of Cranston and the late Martha-Sue Hoffman. Dear sister of the late Irwin and Judith Manekofsky. Loving grandmother of Shayna and Joseph. Adored aunt of Lisa Manekofsky and Cindy Gershin. Cherished great aunt of Jayden. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 10:30 a.m. in SHALOM MEMORIAL CHAPEL, 1100 New London Ave., Cranston. In lieu of flowers, contributions in her memory may be made to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 or Temple Beth-El Religious School, 70 Orchard Ave., Providence, RI 02906. Shiva will be observed at her late residence Sunday 7-9, Monday and Tuesday 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.

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