Deborah J. Snyder-Hoffman, 66, Dexter

DEXTER, NY — Deborah J. Snyder- Hoffman, 66, of Smith Road, Dexter, passed away at her home Saturday evening with family by her side.

Deborah was born May 31, 1953 in Watertown, the daughter of Joseph and Edith Brass Snyder.  She graduated from Lyme Central School.

She married Russell W. Davis on Dec. 20, 1969, and he passed away February 21, 1995.  She then married Francis Hoffman Sr. on Sept. 27, 1996, and he passed on Dec. 6, 2009.

Deborah worked several years at Stature Electric in Watertown winding small motors.

She was a member of the “Old Time Fiddlers Assoc.”.

She is survived by a son Joseph and Julie Davis of Chaumont and a daughter Tammy Snyder of Dexter. Grandchildren include Aly’ce Harris, Meagan Snyder, Brooklyn Davis and Tyler Davis. Step children are Al Hoffman of Watertown, Duane Hoffman of Lowville, Francis Hoffman 2nd of Florida and Gladys of Arizona. Brothers and sisters surviving are Cliff and Linda Snyder of Limerick, MaryAnn and Art Hilts of Chaumont.

She was predeceased by a sister, Karen Genier.

A funeral service will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Johnson Funeral Home with Rev. Paul Gmitter officiating.

Calling hours will be 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Dexter Cemetery.

Donations can be sent to Hospice of Jefferson County 1398 Gotham St. Watertown, NY 13601.

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