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Charles F. Hoyt

September 6, 2016

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Charles F. “Pugsy” Hoyt

September 6, 2016


Charles F. “Pugsy” Hoyt, 79, of Shavertown, Jackson Township, passed away on Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at his home.


Charles was born in Wilkes-Barre, on August 26, 1937, a son of the late Wilbur T. and Gertrude Rider Hoyt. He was a 1955 graduate of Lake Lehman High School and he served with the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1959. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a toll switchman for Bell Telephone/Verizon.


Charles was a member of St. Conrad’s Young Men’s Society, Wilkes-Barre, the Communications Workers of America, the Bell Telephone Pioneers, and the Harveys Lake American Legion.


He was a loving husband and father, and he was also a devoted grandfather and great- grandfather. Charles will be deeply missed by his family and friends.


In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister Rosalie Anthony.


Surviving are his wife of 53 years, the former Dorothy E. Bailey; daughter; Stacy Hoyt, at home; sons: Charles Hoyt II and his wife, Jill, Jackson Township, Blaise T. Hoyt, East Stroudsburg, and Wade T. Hoyt, Brandon, FL; grandchildren, Joseph Wrhel II and Jennifer, Matthew Wrhel and Jana, Alexander & Brandon Hoyt; great granddaughter, Kelsey Wrhel; sisters: Lois Murphy, Odenton, MD and Trudy Nevolas, Harveys Lake; brother: Will T. Hoyt Jr. and Rosemary, New York City; nieces and nephews.


A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 10 am in St. Nicholas Church, 226 South Washington Street, Wilkes-Barre. Interment will be private and at the convenience of the family.


Friends may call on Saturday from 9-10 am at the church.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the charity of the donor’s choice.


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