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Margaret  Jacquelyn "Jackie" Hoffman

Obituary for Margaret Jacquelyn "Jackie" Hoffman

October 21, 1922 - September 25, 2018
Owensboro, Kentucky | Age 95


Margaret Jacquelyn "Jackie" Morris Hoffman, 95, of Owensboro passed away Tuesday, September 25, 2018. Mrs. Hoffman was born in Newport, RI. Life took her from Newport, to traveling the world as the wife of a dentist and career Navy medical officer, to Birmingham, AL where she lived for 40 years before moving to Owensboro in 2014. An artist of exceptional talent, she was skilled in china painting, oils, and pastels. Her forte' was the creation of extraordinary decorative eggs of remarkable intricacy. Jackie took classes with Tatiana Faberge', granddaughter of Peter Carl Faberge', the jeweler to the Russian Imperial Court. A Red Hat, she was known for her wit and humor. She was preceded in death in 2011 by her husband, Dr. Seymour Hoffman, Captain, U.S. Navy, retired, and her sister Barbara Catherine Morris in 2018.

Mrs. Hoffman is survived by her cousin Frances Ainley McDowell and her husband David McDowell of Penfield NY, and their family, along with her loved one Barbara McDowell Poynter and her husband Christopher Poynter and their children Ethan Poynter and Cassidy Poynter, all of Owensboro.

The funeral Mass for Mrs. Hoffman will be 3:30 p.m. Friday at St. Stephen Cathedral. A gathering of family and friends will follow. Burial will be in St. Columbia Cemetery, Middleton, RI. Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to St. Stephen Cathedral or Owensboro Humane Society.

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Suggested Memorial Donations

  • Owensboro Humane Society
    P.O. Box 1075
    3101 W. Second Street
    Owensboro, KY 42302
  • St. Stephen Cathedral
    610 Locust Street
    Owensboro, KY 42301

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Owensboro, KY 42303
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