Posted Sept. 25, 2008, at 11:15 p.m.

EASTPORT – Norma Irene Hoffman, 84, wife of the late John E. Hoffman, died Nov. 10, 2005, at a Bangor hospital. She was born Aug. 18, 1921, in Bolster Mills, the daughter of Ivan and Bertha (Matilla) Nicholes. Norma loved living in Maine. She was a member of the Jehovah’s Witnesses of Calais. She is survived by a daughter, Dorothy J. Sherman: and a son, John N. Hoffman, both of Greenfield, Mass.; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. She was also survived by two brothers and three sisters. In addition to her parents and her husband she was predeceased by one son, Ronald C. Hoffman. At the request of the family services will be private. A service of Brookings-Smith, 133 Center St., Bangor.