Kathleen Hoffman

February 28, 1943 - July 13, 2016

02/28/1943 - 07/13/2016

Past Services

Friday July 15, 2016
4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Altmeyer Funeral Home - Elm Grove Chapel
154 Kruger Street
Wheeling, WV 26003
304-242-0330 | Directions
Saturday July 16, 2016
10:00 am
Our Lady of Peace Church
2 Allendale Road
Wheeling, WV 26003

Kathleen “Kathie” Cecelia (Maltese) Hoffman, 73, Wheeling, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016, in Wheeling Hospital, Wheeling.


Kathleen was born February 28, 1943 in Wheeling, a daughter of the late Nicklas and Nina (Megna) Maltese. She was a member of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Wheeling.


In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers, John Maltese and his wife Sophia Maltese of Wheeling, Frank Maltese of Wheeling, a sister Dorothy Wakim and her husband Buck Wakim of Wheeling, and father and mother-in-law, Edward and Emma Hoffman.


Kathleen is survived by her husband, Thomas H. Hoffman Sr., two children, Thomas H. Hoffman Jr. and his fiancé Patricia Thomas, and Tiffany Lee Hoffman of Elm Grove; a sister-in-law Betty Maltese of Wheeling, Don (Nancy) Maltese of Canton, OH, her loving dog “Lexie”, and three grand dogs, “Maxx”, “Mollie”, and “Bo”.


Kathie is the Assessor of Ohio County, was a member of the West Virginia Association of Assessors, and was named 2012 West Virginia Assessor of the Year.


Outside of her professional organizations, she was a member of the Elm Grove Eagles Auxiliary No. 1891, and West Virginia Congregation Sisters of St. Joseph Board Member.


Friends will be received from 4-8 pm, Friday, July 15, 2016, at the Altmeyer Funeral Home, Elm Grove Chapel, 154 Kruger Street, Wheeling.


Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 am, Saturday, July 16, 2016, at Our Lady of Peace Roman Catholic Church, with the Rev. Dennis Schuelkens and Rev. Douglas Ondeck as co-celebrants.


In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions may be made to Congregation of Sisters of St. Joseph, or Our Lady of Peace School, 640 Old Fairmont Pike, Wheeling, WV 26003. Contributions may also be made online at www.TMCfunding.com.


Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyer.com.

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Robert and Jane McCulley
7 years ago

Uncle Tom, Tommy and Tiff, we are so blessed to have had Aunt Kathie in our lives. Her memories will live on forever in our hearts. sending our love, Bob and Jane McCulley

Kit Ratcliffe
7 years ago

To Hoffman family,
My thoughts and prayers go out to your family. I’ve known Kathie for a long time, she was a great lady. Sending heartfelt condolences to your family.
Kit Ratcliffe and family

George Kavanas
7 years ago

Tom, I just wanted to say I was so sorry to hear about Kathie. I don’t drive a lot since I was in the hospital, so I didn’t make it to the service. Just wanted to let you know I was thinking about you. -George

Shannon Garrigan
7 years ago

I am so blesssed to have had known such an amazing person such as Aunt Kathleen. She was the most kind & caring person! My heart breaks for her family & you all are in my thoughts & prayers! She was so loved & I know there is another angel watching over all of us.

Bill & Cindy Orum
7 years ago

Always enjoyed our nights of dancing, our days of picnicking, riding motorcycle and chatting. May GOD help your family with their lose and bless them. You and Tom will always be a pleasant memory.

Edie Stanton
7 years ago

To the Hoffman family: My condolences to all of you. So sorry for your loss – Think of all the good memories you have of her. She was always there for me when needed. I will miss her. Edie Stanton (Retiree of OC Sheriff’s Dept.)

Michael Massa
7 years ago

I want to offer Tiffany and Tom, and Wakims my deepest condolences-Kathie was a great lady. I’m sorry I couldn’t be there but rest assured you’re all in my prayers

Kathy Dearth,RN
7 years ago

Dear Tom and family.My condolences on the loss of Kathy.She was a great woman and an angel.She treated everyone the same and made a difference in the world.She will be missed and now bless her on her spiritual journey.

joann thomas
7 years ago

Enjoyed all the dinners we had for the families birthdays and anniversaries. sure will miss you. Our prayers are with you Tom, Tom & Tiffany.

Marie (Camilletti ) Farnsworth
7 years ago

Dear Tiffany, Tom and Tom,
I’m so sorry for your loss. She was such a sweet kind lady! Prayers and hugs