K enneth R. Hoy, 84, formerly of Mountain Street passed away on Wednesday, Sept.14, 2011 at the Pines Nursing Facility in Glens Falls following a long illness.
He was born on October 29, 1926, in Whitehall.
Ken graduated from Whitehall High School Class of 1944, and attended Utica College.
He was a veteran of the US Air Force. He enjoyed his fall trips to Middlebury College in Vermont, with John Mulholland, Roy Baker, and Reggie Carroll where they enjoyed watching football games, and also liked spending time with his good friend James Martucci.
He was an avid Cleveland Browns and Boston Red Sox’s fan.
He was a communicate of Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall, and also a member of the Knights of Columbus Council No. 276 of Whitehall and a Fourth Degree Knight of the Saint Isaac Jogues Assembly No. 756 of Ticonderoga.
He is predeceased by his mother Ruth Kingsley, and his wife Laura (Corscadden) Hoy who passed away on February 12, 2011.
He is survived by his four children: Debbie Pratt and her husband Pete of Whitehall, Joan Hoy of Queensbury, Jeff Hoy and his wife Lisa of Franklin Springs, and Mike Hoy and his wife Julie of Ballston Lake. His grandchildren, Jacob, Lindsey, and Nathan, and a cousin, Robert Hoffman and his wife Delores of Long Island, and also several nieces and nephews.
A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 20. at Our Lady of Hope Roman Catholic Church in Whitehall with Rev. Michael Flannery, pastor, officiating.
Internment will follow at Our Lady of Angels Cemetery in Whitehall.
Family and friends were able to call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams Street, Whitehall Monday, Sept. 19. The Knights of Columbus No. 276 recited the rosary at 6:45 p.m.
The family would like to thank the Pines Nursing Staff of the third floor. The family would like contributions in Ken’s memory made to the Pines Activity Committee, 170 Warren Street, Glens Falls NY 12801