Thomas “Tom” R. Hoff, 57, of Fremont, OH passed away unexpectedly on Monday, October 19, 2015 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center in Toledo, OH. He was born on September 4, 1958 in Napoleon, OH the son of Richard H. Hoff and Eunice (Benien) Thompson. He graduated from Van Wert High School and received a Degree in Respiratory Therapy from Toledo University.
Tom married Lori L. Lawrence on December 19, 1997 in Fremont and she survives. He was currently working as a Respiratory Therapist at Tiffin Mercy Hospital. He also owned TNL Handyman Service.
Tom was an organ donor and avid sports fan, especially baseball. Tom also enjoyed golfing, fishing, doing handyman work around his home and helping others. He was everyone’s go-to man and he always helped with a smile on his face. He was the rock of the family and loved the outdoors and animals.
Tom is survived by his wife of eighteen years, Lori L. Hoff, Fremont, OH; children, Bethany (Adam) White, Toledo, OH, Laurel (Jeff) Hartwig, Danville, OH; mother, Eunice Thompson, Elk Rapids, MI; siblings, Steve (Kathy) Hoff and Dan Hoff both of Phoenix, AZ, Diane (Pat) Ryan, Van Wert, OH, Dave (Jana) Thompson, Convoy, OH, Bruce (Sandra) Thompson, Gainesville, FL; sister-in-law, Beth Lawrence, Fremont, OH; brothers-in-law, Luke (Sue) and Tim (Bonnie) Lawrence; pets, Spook, Zoe and Maggie.
He was preceded in death by his father, Richard H. Hoff; granddaughter, Eva Katherine White; stepfather, Roger Thompson and mother-in-law, Rita Lawrence.
Visitation: Friday from 2 – 6 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St., Fremont, OH.
Memorial Service: Friday, October 23, 2015, 6:00 pm at the funeral home with Pastor Joseph Lees officiating.
Memorials: St. John’s Lutheran Church, 212 N. Clover St, Fremont, OH 43420 or the Humane Society of Sandusky County, 2520 Port Clinton Rd, Fremont, OH 43420.