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Eleanor J. Hoyt

September 15, 1938 ~ July 19, 2018 (age 79)

Eleanor J. Hoyt, 79, of Shrewsbury and formerly of Westport, CT, passed away peacefully on Thursday, July 19, 2018, at her home surrounded by her family.  She is the beloved wife of 57 years to David B. Hoyt.

Born in Cambridge, she was the daughter of the late Thomas and Violette (McMann) McSorley.  She was a graduate of Belmont High School and earned her Associates Degree at Westfield State University.  Prior to retirement she was employed as a medical secretary for Stewart Bender Dermatology.

Mrs. Hoyt enjoyed shopping, traveling, boating, playing tennis, her word search puzzles and eating jelly beans.  She had an exceptional love for the time she spent with all her family.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her three children, Kenneth B. Hoyt of Westborough, Scott L. Hoyt and his wife, Shelia, of Stratham, NH, and Wendy J. Hoyt of Norwalk, CT; eight grandchildren, Jessica, Ashley, Morgan, Kendall, Payton, Rylee Hoyt and Jack and Jed Saltus.

Her funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM on Monday, July 23, in the Pickering & Son Westborough Funeral Home, 62 West Main Street, Westborough. 

A calling hour will be held prior to her service from 10 to 11 AM in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be sent to the American Lung Association of Massachusetts, 1661 Worcester Road, Suite 301, Framingham, MA 01701 or by visiting, or to the MSPCA, 350 South Huntington Ave., Boston, MA 02130 or by visiting,

Donations may be made to:

American Lung Association of Massachusetts
1661 Worcester Road, Suite 301, Framingham MA 01701

350 South Huntington Ave., Boston MA 02130

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