Tuesday, August 4, 2015


John Hoye, known as Jack, was born in Queens to Regina and John Hoye. He was 84 years old. Jack was a long time resident of Croton on Hudson and Cortlandt Manor, NY. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Business from Fordham University and served in the Korean War in the Army Finance Unit. He is survived by his loving wife Ann of 59 years, and children Susan, John (married to Lori), Judith (married to Jonathan Frank) and cherished grandson John Michael. 

Jack was a faithful parishioner of Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton, NY for 50 years. As a Boy Scout he was very active in scouting and outdoor activities and earned his Eagle Scout standing. As an adult he was an avid hunter, trap shooter, fisherman and outdoor photographer. His photographs of Croton Point, Croton Dam and the Hudson River are regionally famous. As a successful businessman he helped build and ran Hoye Textile Corporation. He also had an interest in genealogy and wrote a family history entitled the “The Real McCoy” which has been accepted in historical societies and libraries. 

Jack was a charter member of the Croton Yacht Club serving as treasurer for 5 years. He was a member of the Ossining Historical Society and served as treasurer for 15 years. He was also a member of the Croton Historical Society, Sons of the American Revolution, Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War and a volunteer at Croton Point Nature Center. 

Jack will truly be missed and remembered for his love and devotion to family and friends. May he rest in peace. Visitation will be held Thursday 2-4 & 7-9pm at Edward F. Carter Funeral Home 41 Grand Street Croton on Hudson, NY. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday 10am at Holy Name of Mary Church in Croton, NY. Burial will follow at Hillside Cemetery in Cortlandt Manor, NY. In lieu of contributions, please take a walk in nature and contemplate its beauty.

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