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Julia “Judy” Hoff

January 9, 2019 03:09 pm

Julia “Judy” Hoff, 95, of Catskill passed away on Saturday, January 5, 2019.

She was born in Staten Island, a daughter of the late Joseph A. and Julia Leighbright Popp. Judy was raised on Staten Island and later lived in Corona, Queens. In 1946 she moved to Catskill and lived on Willis Ave since 1950. For 30 years Julia was “The Secretary” at Catskill High School. She enjoyed working with the students and staff, and never forgot a face even long after her retirement. Judy continued to plan teacher and staff retirement luncheons into her 90s. Judy was a member of St. Luke’s Episcopal Church.

Her husband, Merritt Hoff died in 1998. One brother, Robert Popp, died previously.

Surviving are her son Robert Hoff and his wife Susan of Clifton Park, grandmother of Paul Hoff (Rebecca) of Valatie and Alec Hoff (Sarah) of Clifton Park, great grandchildren Grace Julia, Dewitt, Casey, Madilyn and Estelle Hoff. Many nieces, nephews and cousins also survive. A special thanks to Donna, Linda and Paul Overbaugh, and to her neighbors, the Holliday’s, for their love and support.

Graveside services will be conducted at the Town of Catskill Cemetery on Saturday, January 26th at 11:00 am. Memorial contributions may be made to St. Luke’s Episcopal Church, 50 William St, Catskill, NY 12414. Funeral arrangements by Millspaugh Camerato Funeral Home, Catskill. Messages of condolence may be made to