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.