Florence Hoffman (Laibowitz), 92, of Highland Park died April 12, 2017. Born in Brooklyn, she was raised in New Brunswick.
Prior to her retirement, Mrs. Hoffman was the head bookkeeper of Rule Construction Company.
She graduated from high school in New Brunswick.
She was a member of Highland Park Conservative Temple-Congregation Anshe Emeth, and a life member of Deborah Hospital Foundation, serving as the president of the New Brunswick/Highland Park chapter for many years. She was also a life member of Hadassah, a member of the Workmen’s Circle/Arbeiter Ring, and an active participant at the Highland Park Senior Center. Involved in the community, she served as an election polling place volunteer and was a recipient of a Certificate of Recognition for her volunteer service to Highland Park.
Predeceased by her husband, George, she is survived by two sons, Neil of Highland Park and Matthew of Kissimmee, Fla.; her son-in-law, Paul Hakken of Kissimmee; and a granddaughter.
Services were held April 14 with arrangements by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick.