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Joseph W. Hoy, Jr.

Family & friends are invited to attend a Funeral Mass for Joseph W. Hoy, Jr. on Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Church of St. Joseph, 173 Albion St., Wakefield, followed by interment in the Wood End Cemetery, Reading.  Mr. Hoy passed on Tuesday, March 18th at the Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Medford, at 75 years.  He was born & raised in Brighton, & lived many years in the area before coming to Reading in 1987.  For over 22 years, he worked for the United States Postal Service, retiring from the South Postal Annex as a supervisor.  A daily communicant of St. Joseph’s Church, he would often take his “daily constitutional” (walk) on the Lake at Wakefield.  There he formed many new friendships & earned him the title, “Mayor of Wakefield.”  He is the beloved & devoted husband, best friend, & soul mate for almost 40 years to Janet M. (Clauss) Hoy.  He was the dear son of the late: Joseph W. Hoy, Sr. & Mary A. (Thaxter) Hoy.  He is the cherished uncle of Philip & Nancy LaTorre of New Hampshire, David & Marcia LaTorre of North Andover, Paul & Kim Clauss of New Jersey, Diane Kresslein of  Virginia, & Kevin Clauss of Winthrop.  He is the adoring grand-uncle to: Jennifer & Philip LaTorre of NH, Alexandra & Nicolas LaTorre of North Andover, Paul & Hilary Clauss of New Jersey, & David Kresslein of Virginia.  In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472.

Services

Funeral Mass

Friday, March 21st, 2014 at 11 a.m. in the Church of St. Joseph, 173 Albion St., Wakefield.

Interment

Wood End Cemetery, Reading.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 480 Pleasant St., Watertown, MA 02472. 

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  1. Marion Sherman
    Mar 24 2014

    May our dear friend Joe Hoy rest in peace. Fondly remembered
    by the George & Marion Sherman family of Hingham.

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