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2100 Perkiomen Avenue
Phone: 610-376-7121
Carl Hoffman

Carl B. Hoffman

Friday, October 25th, 1946 - Tuesday, November 5th, 2019
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Carl B. Hoffman, "King of Swing", 73, of Oley, passed away on Tuesday, November 5, 2019, in Reading Hospital. He was the husband of Stephanie (McGow) Hoffman. Born in Reading, PA, he was the son of Carl O.Hoffman, Oley and the late Marguerite (Dephillipe) Hoffman. He was a 1964 graduate of Schuylkill Valley High School and obtained his Master's Degree from Kutztown College in Education. The King of Swing's show business began on Atlantic City's famed Steele Pier in 1961. He was 15 years old. He toured nationally throughout the 60's and 70's with his own dynamic five piece show band, appearing in the Poconos, Atlantic City, Ocean City, MD, Virginia Beach, Myrtle Beach, the Catskills, and Las Vegas. As a solo performer, from 1980 till the present, he has performed at many top resorts, hotels, restaurants, cabarets, and retirement communities throughout the country. Carl worked as a teacher for 30 years starting his career at North East Middle School and Reading High, finishing at Oley High School. In addition to his wife, Carl is survived by three daughters, Dr. Christine Schaeffer, wife of Nick and mother to Avery, Greensburg, Justine Frantz, Fleetwood and Melinda Moss, Boyertown; one son Jason Frantz, Fleetwood; and rescue and therapy dog, Midas. Also surviving are five grandchildren, three great grandchildren; and aunts, uncle, cousins, nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by great grandson Giovanni. Visitation with family and friends will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am with services beginning at 11:00 am in Lutz Funeral Home, Inc., 2100 Perkiomen Avenue, Mt. Penn. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Furever Yours Rescue, 1722 Norristown Rd, Ambler, PA 19002. Lutz Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of arrangements. For online condolences, please visit
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  • Visitation

    November 8th, 2019 | 10:00am - 11:00am
    November 8th, 2019 10:00am - 11:00am
    Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
    2100 Perkiomen Avenue
    Mt. Penn, PA 19606
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  • Service

    November 8th, 2019 | 11:00am
    November 8th, 2019 11:00am
    Lutz Funeral Home, Inc.
    2100 Perkiomen Avenue
    Mt. Penn, PA 19606
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
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Peter McGow

Posted at 12:41pm
Will miss the clean jokes, the dirty jokes, and the jokes only told in quiet.....

Bill Field

Posted at 11:29am
I first met Carl when he formed a group called The Local Gentry. They were my house band at Beef & Beer. We were friends for many years. He was an outstanding performer. He will be missed. My condolences to his family.

Michael Pfleger

Posted at 10:39am
He will be sadly missed great man awesome teacher definitely a huge role model in my life

Michael Evans

Posted at 08:52am
Condolences, he was one of the best teachers I ever had he had a great sense of humor and he made learning very enjoyable I will always have great memories of his class he was one of the best and will be sadly missed and always remembered. Mike Evans

Lisa McGow

Posted at 07:24am
RIP Carl... we will miss your gift of music and laughter. You touched many with your talents. Give Mommie Poo a big hug and kiss from us. ❀🎡🎢 Love Sandy and Lisa.🎢🎡❀

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