Dorothy G. Hoefer, On March 4 2011 died at her home in Bronxville, New York after a long illness at the age of 96. She had a wonderful life. She was preceded in death by her parents Dorothy Micolino and Henry John Gucker of New York City and husband Richard A. Hoefer. Her two sons Robert Waring Hoefer and wife Shannon Brandon Hoefer of Mahopac New York, and Dr. Richard Anderson Hoefer and wife Dr. Elizabeth Ann Harden of Newport News, Virginia survive her. She has two grandchildren Jaime Brandon Hoefer, and David Brandon Hoefer. Dorothy was a native New Yorker and resident of Bronxville, New York, for over 50 years. She was a member of the Reformed Church in Bronxville, and a long time member of Siwanoy Country Club. An avid golfer and reader she had many interests. She was also a Philanthropist, and developed the Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive Breast Center Foundation for Breast Cancer Research, at the center in Newport News Virginia, which bears her name. Funeral Services will be held at the Reformed Church of Bronxville on Monday March 7 at 11am. Internment to followed at The Kensico Cemetery. Memorial gifts may be given to The Dorothy G. Hoefer Comprehensive Breast Center Foundation at the Sentara Health Foundation 6015 Poplar Hall Drive, Suite 308 Norfolk, Virginia 23502.