VERO BEACH, FLA. – Michael G. Hoffer of Vero Beach, formerly of Narragansett, passed away peacefully on Feb. 20, 2023.
Born in Brooklyn, New York on Jan. 5, 1939, He is survived by his wife, Donna Hoffer, his son Mark Hoffer and his wife, Ellie, of Wakefield; his son David and his wife, Seycelle, of Wakefield; his daughter Jill LePage and her husband, Peter, of West Greenwich; and stepson Jason Lowe and his wife, Katie, of West Bridgewater, Massachusetts and eight grandchildren.
Michael was a graduate of the University of Rhode Island and was a member of AEPi, the Varsity Track and Field, and the Varsity Soccer teams. After graduating college he served in the US Marine Corps. He worked at Arkwright Incorporated in Fiskville. He worked his way up to vice president of purchasing before his retirement.
One of Michael's greatest joys was being involved in coaching and watching his children and grandchildren in sports and other activities. Michael was a volunteer coach with the Special Olympics, and a coach and participant with his wife, Donna, with Team in Training of the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in marathons all over the world. Even in retirement, Michael stayed very active playing golf, softball, and walking with the local walking club.
Donations may be made to the American Stroke Association.