Maarten (Martin) Hofman

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Maarten (Martin) Hofman

May 12, 1931 - January 25, 2020

It is with great sadness that the Hofman family announces the passing of Martin on January 25, 2020 at the age of 88. Beloved husband of the late Dixie (deceased November 26, 2007) Cherished father to Cathy (Brad McGill) of Ajax, Louise (John Glass) of Florida, Roger (Nina Minas) of Vaughn & John of Alberta. Loving Opa to Lauren (Stephanie), Rachel (Ryan), Mike (Lily) Rebecca, Curtis, Jennica, Ryan & Alex. Dear Great Opa to Madison, Logan & Adaline. A proud Canadian, he and his bride Dixie came from the Netherlands in 1955 and made Cobourg home. Great barber, esteemed Mason and Shriner, the entertaining magician and illusionist Marlisto.

Visitation will be held at MacCoubrey Funeral Home at 11 a.m., followed by the service at 12 o'clock noon, 30 King Street East, Cobourg on Saturday Feb 1, 2020 Interment at Cobourg Union Cemetery followed by a reception at the MacCoubrey Reception Center.

As expressions of sympathy, memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation would be appreciated by the family.

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MESSAGES OF CONDOLENCE / DONATIONS

john johnston - February 13, 2020

Marten was my barber for many years got to like him a lot,he would tell me what his daughters were doing and other things in his life,hope I see him again some day,John

Mark Froncz - February 8, 2020

Martin was a great and special man - I am sorry for your loss … I have fond memories of Martin cutting my hair as a child and entertaining me with his magic - made going to the barber fun! Gosh he must have first cut my hair about 50 years ago! He will be missed. My condolences.best regards,Mark

Dr Tom Wilson - February 6, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

Jan Bangs - February 4, 2020

Dear John and family of Maarten,Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. I will keep you in my thoughts and hope you find comfort in the memories you had together.Take care. Deepest sympathy,Jan Bangs

Ann Sherwood/ABION Inc. - February 3, 2020 DONATION

A Memorial Donation has been made to the following charity:

Heart and Stroke Foundation

The Cimetta Family - February 1, 2020

Our deepest condolences go out to the family of Maarten (Martin) Hofman, from the Cimetta Family

dekeyser@eagle.ca - January 31, 2020

Cathy my deepest condolences to you and your familyTony Dekeyser

Peter & Marilyn Nowee - January 30, 2020

We are sorry to hear about Maarten's passing.1527576

Pip Cleveland - January 30, 2020

My condolences to the whole family --Martin was a lovely man --and I always talking to him

Dave Stothart - January 29, 2020

My deepest condolences Rodger, Louise, Cathy, John & families.your father was a good good man & i had nothing but the utmost respect for him! Memories memories memories!!! Please take care!

Ann Sherwood - January 29, 2020

Martin made a difference in so many lives....sharing in your sadness during this difficult time

Sue and Wayne Geurts - January 29, 2020

To the Hofman family: Our deepest condolances to you on the passing of an amazing man. Wayne loved going to Martin for his hair and we both loved his passion for giving back to the commumity in Cobourg for so many years. His talents made us smile and laugh at times that were needed. His smile was infectious. While we will miss him in person, his memories will live on in all our hearts

Anne & Andre Reyns - January 28, 2020

Cathy,Louise and Family ;Thinking of you at this sad and difficult time . Your Dad was such a wonderful and interesting gentleman, he will be missed by many. xoxo