September 11, 1947 - March 23, 2022
LTC Bruce Crane Vanderhoof, US Airforce, Retired of Gloucester, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the age of 74 with his family by his side. Bruce was born on September 11, 1947, to the late Wilbur and Gladys Clark Vanderhoof in Glen Ridge, New Jersey. Bruce attended William R. Boone High School in Orlando, Florida, and graduated in June 1965. He went on to attend Georgia Tech where he completed his Bachelors in Aerospace Engineering in December 1970 and his MBA in December 1977. While in college he joined Pi Kappa Phi Fraternity. During this time Bruce enlisted in the United States Airforce in 1971. In 1988 Bruce began working for American Airlines as a pilot, retiring from the military, as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1997, and American Airlines in 2007. In retirement, Bruce was a very active member of organizations such as the Retired Officers Association, the Order of Daedalians, and the Retired Officers of Mathews County Association. Bruce is survived by his wife, Trudy, son Christopher (Elizabeth), grandchildren Sophie, Luke, and Cameron as well as his brother, Gary (Cindy). The family will receive friends at Hogg Funeral Home on Friday, March 25, 2022, from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm. A funeral mass will be held on Saturday, March 26, 2022 beginning at 11:00 am at St. Therese Catholic Church, officiated by Father Gregory. A reception to follow in the parish hall. Interment will be held at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. In memory of Bruce memorial contributions may be made to Bread for Life Food Pantry at 6262 Main Street, Gloucester, VA 23061 as well as, True Life in God online at https://bethmyriam.org/donate-now/. Services under the direction of Hogg Funeral Home.
LTC Bruce Crane Vanderhoof, US Airforce, Retired of Gloucester, went to be with The Lord on Wednesday, March 23, 2022, at the age of 74 with his family by his side. Bruce was born on September 11, 1947, to the late Wilbur and Gladys Clark Vanderhoof... View Obituary & Service Information
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