Ocean City Today

Katherine Margaret Hoyle (nee Francis)

Oct 19, 2017

printed 10/20/2017


Katherine Margaret Hoyle (nee Francis) passed peacefully at home in Bowie, Maryland on Oct. 8, 2017.

She was born in Watertown, Massachusetts on Valentine’s Day 1930.

Katherine (Katsie) is preceded in death by her loving husband, William Linwood Hoyle III (Bill); her brothers, Paul R. Francis (Mickey) of Uxbridge, Massachusetts and Edward R. Francis (Eddie) of Upton, Massachusetts; and her parents, Paul and Hazel (McGrath) Francis of Watertown, Massachusetts.

She is survived by her four children, Katherine R. Hoyle (Kit), William L. (Linette) Hoyle IV (Woody), Paul F. (Laura) Hoyle and Terri M. (Jason) Allmon.

Her pride and joy were her grandchildren, Katie, Matt, Andrew, Tim, Tyler, Amanda, Jason, Makaylyn, Reed and Rhett; and her great-grandchildren, Paige, Carter and Noah.

She is also survived by friends, Phyllis and John Grabowski, who she considered the closest of family.

Friends, family and guests paid their respects on Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017 at Robert E. Evans Funeral Home in Bowie, Maryland. Father Larry Young will perform her funeral Mass at 11 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017 at Ascension Catholic Church, 12700 Lanham Severn Road, Bowie, Maryland. Interment will be at 1 p.m., at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 11701 Clopper Road, Gaithersburg, Maryland. A small reception will follow.

A memorial mass will be held at St. John Neumann, Berlin, Maryland in the coming weeks.

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