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Hoyt, Raymond

Raymond “Ray” E. Hoyt, a long time resident of Roslindale, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2019, at the age of 93. He was the loving husband of 47 years of the late Frances (Robar) Hoyt and the devoted father of Elaine Moses of Roslindale, Russell Hoyt and his wife Maria of Walpole, Randall Hoyt and his wife Joanne of Hudson NH, Robert Hoyt and his wife Molly of Concord, and the late Brother Raymond Hoyt of Westwood. He was the proud grandfather of Michelle Moses, Christopher Moses, Laura Esposito, Richard Hoyt, Christopher Hoyt, Cela Hoyt, and the late Russell Patrick Hoyt. He was also the indulgent great-grandfather of Aiden Withers and Samantha, Alexandra, and Raegan Moses. Ray was born in Lowell, the son of the late Bridget (Whelan) and Edward Hoyt, and was brother to Marion Katz and Mary Madden, and the late Dorothy Palmer, Eileen Kaskeski, Barbara Comeau, Ruth Hoyt, David Hoyt, and Edward Hoyt. He graduated from Roslindale High School in 1942 and joined the Marines at age 17, serving honorably in the Pacific Theater throughout WW2. After completing his service, he joined the MBTA, where he was an award winning transit operator for 38 years. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the ALS Association, 685 Canton St., Suite 103, Norwood, Ma., 02062. Services and interment will be private.

Guestbook Entries

  1. Tom King
    January 23rd, 2019 | 1:57 pm

    On behalf of the King family, please accept our deepest condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  2. Emily King
    January 23rd, 2019 | 3:01 pm

    With sympathy and love to all the family, Emily

  3. Therese Walsh
    January 24th, 2019 | 1:24 pm

    Elaine and family, our sincerest condolences. Keeping you all in our thoughts and prayers. May Raymond rest in eternal peace.

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