Sr. Florence Marie Hofmann, O.P. died on Friday June 18, 2010 in Caldwell. She was 95.
A Funeral Mass will be offered in St. Catherine of Siena Convent Chapel,
7 Ryerson Avenue (Mt. St. Dominic) Caldwell on Tuesday June 22 at 10AM.
The Office of the Dead will be on Monday at 4:30PM.
Born in Jersey City, Sister entered the Dominican Sisters of Caldwell on August 30, 1932 and professed vows in 1934.
She has a BA in English & German from Caldwell College, her Masters in English from Villanova University and her RN from St. Francis Hospital School of Nursing in Jersey City.
Sr. Florence Marie was a Grade School, High School and College Teacher, Registered Nurse and Healthcare Educator.
During her 70 years of ministry, Sister taught at St. Catherine Elementary School in Elizabeth, Sts. Peter & Paul Elementary School in Hoboken, she taught Latin at St. Dominic Academy in Jersey City, Latin & English at St. Mary School in Rutherford and English & German at Caldwell College, where she also served as Dean of Residence.
Sr. Florence Marie served in Patient Care at St. Catherine Infirmary in Caldwell, worked with post op & AIDS patients at Good Samaritan Medical Center and was the Supervisor of Nurses at the Morse Convalescent & Geriatric Center in West Palm Beach, Fl.
From 1993 to 2005 Sister served as the Director of Ministry to the Sick at St. Catherine of Siena Parish in Cedar Grove.
Memorial donations to the Sisters of St. Dominic,
One Ryerson Avenue, Caldwell NJ 07006 would be appreciated.