Albert E. Hoffman, 88, of Warren, Pa. died Sunday evening, March 10, 2013 at the Warren Manor Nursing Home after an extended illness. He was born July 16, 1924 in Warren, Pa. to the late Charles and Nellie Gosden Hoffman. He was a lifelong area resident. He was a 1942 graduate of Warren High School and earned a Bachelor's Degree from the University of Pittsburgh. He had served with the U.S. Navy during World War II as an air crewman and Fleet Airwing #7, serving in Africa, European Atlantic Submarine Hunting Squadron accumulating 1400 hours. He earned a Good Conduct Medal, Air Medal with one gold star. Albert was a contractor who helped build the Warren County Vocational Technical School where he also was a school teacher, teaching carpentry and retiring in 1986. He was a union carpenter with Carpenter Union 1014 for 66 years. He was a member of North Warren Presbyterian Church, longtime member of the board of directors of Weiler Cemetery Association where he served as a past president and trustee, charter member of the AMVETS, Frewsburg American Legion Post, Warren Moose Lodge 109 and the National Rifle Association. He enjoyed hunting, trapshooting, wood carving and fishing.