Margaret Marie Hoffman 1917 - 2015 On January 14, 1917 the heavens blessed our world with a woman who would become nothing less than unforgettable. A loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, great great-grandmother, and friend. Margaret was born in Los Angeles, CA to Hugh and Marie Griffin, raised in Inglewood, CA, and then met and married her childhood sweetheart of fifty-two years, Bernard A. Hoffman. Margaret joined Bernie on November 5, 2015 with her family by her side at nearly 99 years of age. Margaret and Bernie bought a house in Manhattan Beach, CA sixty-two years ago. They dedicated themselves to raising ten children before Margaret returned to her cherished nursing career. She was a head CCU nurse at Little Company of Mary Hospital retiring in 1982. Margaret is survived by her children Carol (Paul), Ann (Richard), James (Elaine), Margaret (Dennis), John (Brenda), Mary (Frank), Patricia (Raymond), Joan (Ed), Eva (Jon) and Alana as well as thirty-seven grandchildren, sixty-nine great grandchildren and five great-great grandchildren. She is loved and will be greatly missed. Services will be held 9:30 a.m. Monday, November 16th at American Martyrs Church, Manhattan Beach, CA. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to

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  1. My heart goes out to the Hoffman family. To this day I only have the fondest of memories of the time I spent with Margaret. One of my favorite stories to tell is the time I was in a motorcycle accident on Rosecrans. After the accident I dragged my bike and my bloody shoulder home and my Mom immediately marched me over to the Hoffman house for Margaret to patch me up. She did so with care and compassion that to this day I can remember sitting at the dining table with Margaret loving me as much as my Mom did. I always considered Margaret as another Mom in my life. God Bless Margaret and the entire Hoffman family. She now joins Bernie and I know my parents Joe and Fran are waiting in line with all the rest of Margaret’s life long friends to welcome her to Heaven.

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