John W. Hoyt of Hollis, NH formerly of N. Chelmsford, MA


5583 HoytJohn W. Hoyt, 69, of Hollis, NH died at his home surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, July 19, 2015.

He was married to Linda Pappas with whom he would have celebrated a 13th wedding anniversary on August 10, 2015.

Born in Lowell, he was the son of the late Elmer and Margaret Hoyt. He graduated from Chelmsford High School with the class of 1963 and earned a B.S. in banking from the Lowell Technological Institute.  He proudly served with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War.

John was an Executive Vice President at the Connecticut River Bank in Charlestown, NH, retiring in 2011.

He had a passion for yard work and enjoyed traveling in his Motorhome.

Besides his wife, he is survived by two sons, Jeffrey and his wife, Sandra Hoyt of Hollis, NH and Stephen Pappas of Brookline, NH; three daughters, Erin and her husband, Vincent Ferrara of Eastchester, NY, Alissa Pappas of Hudson, NH and Christa and her husband, Eric Robinson of Nashua, NH; a sister, Cynthia Abely of N. Chelmsford, MA; five grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours Thurs. 2 to 4 P.M. Funeral service at 4P.M.  at the DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 106 MIDDLESEX ST. CHELMSFORD, MA. Memorials may be made in his name to the Jimmy Fund, 10 Brookline Place West, 6th Floor, Brookline, MA 02445-7226. ARRANGEMENTS BY DOLAN FUNERAL HOME 978-251-4041.


July 23, 2015
Dolan Funeral Home


July 23, 2015
Funeral Service 4P.M.
Dolan Funeral Home
  1. Sam Peter says:

    Dear Hoyt Family; Please accept my sincerest condolences. I am always saddened to see the loss of a loved one, although they are at peace, we still miss them very much. My prayer is that, “Our Father who art in heaven” grant your desire to see your loved one again thru the sacrifice and love of His son, “the Resurrection and Everlasting life. May the “God of all comfort” be with you at this time. Sincere sympathies, and family USMC, DAV. (

  2. Suzanne Lutter says:

    So sorry for your loss. I graduated with John (Suzanne Cutter) and remember him well as a kind man even back in 1963. Continue to cherish the memories of John which will live on with the family.
    Suzanne (Cutter) Lutter
    Erie, CO

  3. Lori Mowrey says:

    Linda and family – I am so sorry for your loss. Take care of yourself Linda and if you need anything please call me or email me. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

  4. Patti Putnam says:

    This news came as a shock to many of us who worked with John at CRB. Very fond memories we have of him. Linda, please know you and your family are in many of our thoughts and prayers and we are all thinking of you.

  5. Lola Trudel says:

    Dear Jeff and Erin, I’m so sorry for your loss. my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family through this difficult time.

  6. Deana and John Coddaire says:

    We were heartbroken to hear of John’s passing; our thoughts are with you all, and we are so sorry to be unable to attend on Thursday.

  7. Brenda Ouellette says:

    Linda and family my sympathy to you all on John’s passing. I always enjoyed talking to him during our days at CRB even if we did not work in the same department. I am glad you got to travel and spend some retirement years together but wish it could have been many more.

  8. Andy&Heather Collins says:

    We are so sorry to hear about Johns passing. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Andy and Heather

  9. Lil DeCoste says:

    So sorry to have received this news. My sincere sympathy goes to the family. Cherish those wonderful memories and the short, but quality, time you had to travel together.

  10. Jamie Teague says:

    It is with a heavy heart that we hear of John’s passing. He was a very generous man, always willing to lend a hand and volunteer when needed. I loved his smile and wit. Keep an eye on the rest of us John, while you’re traveling along with the Angels in Heaven. A great big hug to Linda and the rest of the family. Please do not hesitate to reach out to us in Walpole should you ever need anything!! Jamie

  11. Marleene Hoag says:

    May you all find some peace in the good memories you share. My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

  12. Ray & Connie Hoag says:

    Many years of camping memories and good times in Moultonboro, NH, we enjoyed seeing you both again in Maine, our prayers to you all

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