Matthew T. Hofmiller, age 66, of Milford passed away on Monday, September 10, 2018 in the West Haven Veteran’s Hospital. He was born on October 22, 1951 in Hartford to the late Raymond and Helen Granitin Hofmiller. After graduating from Bullard Havens in 1969, he proudly served in the US Army during the Vietnam War. Upon concluding his military service, he worked for Raybestos, Bridgeport Machine and Moore Tool & Die. Before retiring, he was employed by Sikorsky Aircraft for 26 years as a machinist. An active member of the community, he was a member of the Sikorsky Retirement “25 Year Club”, an avid sports enthusiast, a history buff and enjoyed playing horseshoes. Most of all, he will be remembered for his devotion to his family. A loving father, grandfather, brother and uncle, he is survived by his daughters Tina McSweeney and her husband John of Waxhaw, NC, and Heather Phaneuf of Naugatuck, son Matthew T. Hofmiller, Jr and his wife Irina of Bedford, NY, brothers Robert Hofmiller and his wife Elaine, Joseph Hofmiller and Douglas Ruscoe and his wife Agnes, sisters Sandy Ruscoe, Carole Negron and her husband Raymond, and Nancy Lacko, his sister-in-law Kitty Hofmiller, grandchildren Johnny, Megan, Jimmy, Ryan and Danny, along with several nieces and nephews. Besides his parents, he was predeceased by his brother Raymond Hofmiller and sister Jane Ruscoe. Calling hours are Friday, September 14, 2018 from 4pm to 7pm at the Smith Funeral Home, 135 N. Broad St., Milford. A funeral service will be held during the visitation at 6:30pm in the funeral home with full military honors to follow the service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Cancercare for Veterans, 275 Seventh Ave., NY, NY 10001 or to American Cancer Society, 1075 Chase Pkwy #4, Waterbury, CT 06708.