Dorothy Ward Hoyt

Dorothy Ward Hoyt, 87, of Ridgefield, wife of the late Elbridge “Bud” Hoyt Jr. died on Tuesday morning, January 4, 2011 at the Tandet Center for Continuing Care, Stamford.

Mrs. Hoyt was born in Lynn, MA, October 10, 1923, a daughter of Walter and Henrietta (Connor) Ward.  She moved to New Canaan as a child with her family, attended New Canaan schools and graduated form New Canaan High School.  She then relocated in later years to California.

An area resident for the past twenty years and was a member of the OWLS and attended Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, both of Ridgefield.

Mrs. Hoyt is survived by two sons, Robert E. Hoyt of Franklin, NC and David W. Hoyt of New Canaan, CT; a daughter, Linda Susan Clark of Webster, NH, five grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.

Graveside funeral services and burial will take place on Thursday, January 6th at 11:15am in St. Mary Cemetery, Ridgefield  with the Rev. Doug Osgood of Jesse Lee Memorial United Methodist Church, Ridgefield, officiating.

There will be no calling hours.

The Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.

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Jowdy Kane and Kane Funeral Homes