Eleanor J. Hoyt

Eleanor J. Hoyt, 92, formerly of Lycoming Creek Road, Williamsport, died Monday, July 15, 2013, at her son’s home in Lewisburg, where she had resided for the last three years.

Born June 30, 1921, in Williamsport, she was a daughter to the late Clarence and Alice (Stahlnecker) Bernstine. She was preceded in death by her husband, J. Ralph Hoyt Sr. on Nov. 29, 1994, and her sister, Esther Frye.

Eleanor was a member of Saint John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church and a life member of the DuBoistown Garden Club.

Surviving are her three children, J. Ralph, Jr. (Sandra) Hoyt of Loyalsock, Arlyne E. Hoyt (Rosaria Gabriele) of Lewisburg and Jeffrey E. Sr. (Nancy) Hoyt of Lewisburg; five grandchildren, J. Ralph III (Lori) Hoyt, Cassandra (John) Gummo, Jennifer (Jason) Albright, and Jeffrey Jr. and Jessica Hoyt; seven great-grandchildren, Craig Hoyt, Marissa, Andrew, and Matthew Gummo, Jackson and Jaden Albright and Ava DeKnecht.

A funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Friday at Saint John’s-Newberry United Methodist Church, 2101 Newberry St., Williamsport. Burial will be held in Wildwood Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at Sanders Mortuary, 821 Diamond St., and from 10 to 10:30 a.m. Friday at the church.

Memorial contributions in Eleanor’s name may be made to the memorial fund of Saint John’s-Newberry UMC.