On May 19, Sherry K. Hoffman (née Koplon) of Pikesville at 93. She is survived by children Jo Anne (Jeff) Helman, Robert (Abby) Hoffman and Richard Hoffman (Lisa Gross) and grandchildren Jonathan Helman, Daniel Hoffman, David Hoffman (fiancee Madison Bray), Stella Hoffman and Ruby Hoffman. She was predeceased by husband Dr. Elmer Hoffman and parents Louis and Estelle Koplon. Born June 27, 1927, in Birmingham, Ala., she graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign with a major in bacteriology and a minor in chemistry. She taught bacteriology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine until she married Elmer Hoffman and moved to Baltimore in 1953. She was a substitute teacher, a volunteer at the Sinai Hospital Auxiliary and the American Cancer Society and one of the founders of the Har Sinai Congregation Caring Committee.

Contributions may be sent to Gilchrist Hospice Care, 11311 McCormick Road, Suite 350, Hunt Valley, MD 21031.

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