INDUSTRY — Dana H. Hoyt, 87, of Farmington, died Monday May 6, in Industry, of natural causes.

He was born Aug. 1, 1925, in Springfield, Mass., a son of John and Helen (Dana) Hoyt. He received his bachelor degree in education from Farmington State Teacher’s College and was a veteran, having served in the U.S. Navy.

On June 17, 1950, he married Beryl Pitcher of Corinna. She died on Jan. 5, 2008. For many years, Mr. Hoyt was a systems engineer for Digital Corporation.

Until these last few years, he enjoyed bowling and golfing. He was a devoted husband, becoming a primary caregiver for many years for his wife, Beryl.

He is survived by their two daughters, Nichola Dana Taylor of Warren and Candace Hoyt White of Rockport, Mass.; six siblings, Walter Hoyt and his wife, Millie, of Eliot, Marjorie Savage of West Farmington, William Hoyt a resident of the Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center, Farmington, Jack Hoyt and his wife, Sandra, of Temple, Myrtle Haney, a resident of Edgewood Rehabilitation and Living Center, Farmington and Eva Say and her husband, Ronald, of Hebron, Conn.; three grandchildren and one great-granddaughter, Matthew Page, Samantha Page, Patterson White and his daughter, Abigail White; and a special friend, Kay Tracy of Industry.

In addition to his wife, he was predeceased by three siblings, Hazel Barker, Louise Nicholas and Lila Kane.

Tributes and condolences may be shared on his memorial wall at www.wilesrc.com.

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