Hudson – MaryAnn (Gardinier) Hoffmann, 80, of Hudson, former longtime resident of Natick, died Monday, Nov. 11, 2013 at Marlborough Hospital. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. James A. Hoffmann, who died in 2001.
MaryAnn was born in Munnsville, N.Y., daughter of the late Olin and Dorothy (Yauger) Gardinier. She resided in Natick for many years before settling in Hudson in 2000 to be close with her family.
She was a longtime teacher and music instructor at the New England Conservatory of Music and also enjoyed giving private piano lessons in her spare time. She was an avid reader and truly enjoyed spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and her loyal cat, “Lucifer,” whom she cared for.
She is survived by her three children, John Hoffmann and his wife Kyra of New Jersey, Michael Hoffmann and his wife Ruby of Hudson, and Susan Hoffmann of New York. She is also survived by her two loving grandchildren, Alisson Haro and Clarissa Hoffmann, both of Hudson.
A funeral service and celebration of MaryAnn's life will be held Saturday, Nov. 16, at 11 a.m., in the Tighe-Hamilton Funeral Home, 50 Central St., Hudson. Burial will follow in Forestvale Cemetery of Hudson. Family and friends may attend a calling hour prior to the service Saturday, Nov. 16, from 10 – 11 a.m., in the funeral home.