Hoffman, Thelma

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Name

Hoffman, Thelma

Class

2011

Biography

(1922-2015) Thelma B. Hoffman was born in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1922. She was a Corporal, US Army, Women’s Army Auxiliary Corps, World War II, with service as a motor pool inspector. After moving to Arizona in 1982, she volunteered to work at the Youngtown Community Fund which loans out medical equipment to local residents, and later became the office manager. For many years she volunteered at the Arizona State Veteran Home, helping to meet the needs of the residents for clothing and other items, and helping to establish the gift shop. She worked tirelessly for the Arizona Veterans National Cemetery on behalf of all military women, collecting monies to fund the Memorial for Military Women at the Cemetery. In her neighborhood of Youngtown, Arizona, she volunteered with Neighbors Helping Neighbors in cleaning up neighbors’ yards.