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Lila Hofman

December 12, 1959 - April 19, 2010


Hofman, Lila Sue: of Oliver passed away peacefully and courageously on Monday April 19, 2010 at the South Okanagan General Hospital after a long illness at the age of 50 years.
Lila was well known in the Oliver area as an owner of Integra Tire (Big John’s Automotive) with her husband John. She will be fondly remembered by her loving family her husband John, son Travis Hofman; daughter Korreli (Jason) Brant; her brothers Kevin, Percy, Garth (Joy); her sister Karen (Ken); mother Susan Gould; mother-in-law Rulie Hofman; sisters-in-law Mona Hofman, Cheryl Hofman; her brothers-in-law Jack Hofman, Harrold Hofman; nephews Dexter Hofman, Morgan Gould, Broc Gould and Graham Powell and nieces Stephanie Powell, Krista Hofman, Vanessa Hofman and Raylene Hofman as well as many extended family friends and acquaintances.
Lila worked as a teacher’s aide for many years. She also worked at Joy’s Grocery when she first moved to Oliver all before helping run Big John’s Tirecraft.
Lila loved travelling up north to visit family. She enjoyed camping all over southern BC and greatly enjoyed her trip to Las Vegas for her 25th wedding anniversary.
Lila was very involved in her community as a part of the curling club, figure skating club and multiple other sports clubs her kids were involved in. She also loved quading, snowmobiling, baseball and spending time with her family. Lila was also a member of the Oliver Alliance Church.
A memorial celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday April 28, 2010 at the Oliver Arena. A reception will follow in the arena.
Donations in Lila’s name will be gratefully accepted to the S.O.G.H. Palliative Care Unit, R.R.#3, 7139 – 369th Avenue, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0, The BC Cancer Foundation, 399 Royal Avenue, Kelowna, BC V1Y 5L3 or Oliver & Osoyoos Search & Rescue, PO Box 444, Oliver, BC V0H 1T0.
Condolences and tributes may be directed to the family by visiting
Arrangements entrusted to Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service & Crematorium, Oliver & Osoyoos, BC. (250)498-0167


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From: Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff

Nunes-Pottinger Funeral Service Staff send our condolences to family and friends. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

From: Anne Massar
Relation: Jason's Maternal Aunt.

Thinking about you and your family, Korilee at this difficult time. Take good care.

From: Ruth & Roger Sholdice
Relation: Jason Brant's Aunt and Uncle

We wish to express our sympathy to Korreli and her family. We have wonderful memories of your mom at your wedding. Aunt Ruth & Uncle Roger.

From: David & Krista Miller
Relation: Friend

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Hofman family. Lila was a such a wonderful person, she will be deeply missed….

From: Steve & Judi Roberts
Relation: friend

Lila you will be sadly missed.. Hope to see you in your new home someday. Our thoughts and prayers are with Lila’s family..

From: Leo and Susan White
Relation: friend

I will miss Lila so much…..there are three things I know for sure about Lila
-You never wondered where you stood with her….she was always honest, fair and open about her feelings….no head games here.
-Even with her long battle with cancer she always considered herself lucky…..
-Her children and family were the most important things in her life.
She was a person who lived who she was and we loved and will always appreciate this.
Our deepest sympathies to her family and friends…she was a one fo a kind incredible woman and we are all better off for having known her. Rest in Peace Lila.

From: Dick Parker
Relation: Family friend to the Parkers.

John and family. Very sorry for your loss. Dick

From: Robert & Janice Davey
Relation: Jason Brant's Uncle and Aunt

Our sincere sympathy to you, Korreli and Jason. Remember the good times with your Mom. Uncle Robert and Aunt Janice

From: Monica and John Boyer
Relation: Acquaintance

Our deepest sympathies to all the Hofman family. May you find comfort sharing her memory with others.

From: Karen, Tim ,Andrew and Paul Weichel
Relation: long time acquaintance

Our deepest sympathy to John, Korilee, Travis and all of the rest of Lila’s family and friends.

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Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
April 28, 2010
Beginning at 3:00pm

Oliver Arena
7723 - 362nd Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

A memorial celebration of life service will be held at 3:00 P.M. Wednesday April 28, 2010 at the Oliver Arena. A reception in the arena will be held following the service.

7723 - 362nd Avenue
Oliver, BC Canada V0H 1T0

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