Marylin Hoy

Marylin M. Hoy, 84, of Roanoke, IN, died Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019.

Mrs. Hoy graduated from Wabash High School in 1952. She was a lifelong banker. She started at People’s Trust Bank and retired from Wells Fargo in 1996 as Roanoke branch manager and was deputy clerk for the town of Roanoke for three years. She was a board member for Roanoke Chamber of Commerce and served as treasurer. In 1993, she was named Roanoke Chamber of Commerce Business Person of the Year. She was treasurer for the Roanoke Beautification Foundation and was involved with Taste of Roanoke.

Mrs. Hoy served on the Roanoke Fall Festival Committee and was with the Roanoke Tractor Pullers for 30 years. She was a charter member of the Roanoke Kiwanis Club and was a member of the Red Hat Society. She was also a member of Wabash American Business Women’s Association and was named ABWA Woman of the Year in 1988 and associate of the year in 1966. She was a member of The Chapel in Fort Wayne.

She resided at Renaissance Village Nursing Home this past year under hospice care.

She was born June 15, 1934, in Roann to Loren and Vera May Hiner Carpenter. She married James L. Hoy on Sept. 21, 1957, at Silver Creek Christian Church in Wabash County, and he preceded her in death on Dec. 27, 2017.

She is survived by two daughters, Marcia May Hoy and Tracy Lynn Hoy; a son, James Bryan (Cari) Hoy; two sisters Phyllis Meyer, and Julia Raypholtz; three grandchildren, Kortney A. Hum, Cameron (Jess) Hoy and Leigh Ann (Craig) Bauer; and four great-grandchildren.    

Calling is Monday, Feb. 11, 2019, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at The Chapel, 2505 W. Hamilton Rd. S, Fort Wayne. A funeral service will be held Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2019, at 1 p.m. at The Chapel, with Rev. Rick Hawks officiating. There will be one hour of calling prior to the service. Burial will be in Glenwood Cemetery in Roanoke.

Memorials are to Heartland Hospice or The Chapel Health Care Ministries, in care of Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington, IN 46750.

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