WEST ARLINGTON Molly McGovern-Hoyt of West Arlington, 40 years old, beloved wife of Wayne Hoyt died unexpectedly at her home on Tuesday August 6, 2013.
In addition to her husband she is survived by her wonderful step-children Ashley, Lindsay, Kylie and Logan Hoyt, her parents William and Barbara McGovern of West Hoosick, her grandmother Helen McGovern and her aunts and uncles, Barbara and George Arakelian and Christine and Richard Catlin.
Molly was predeceased by her sister Karen McGovern.
Molly graduated from Hoosick Falls Central School, attended the University of Kentucky for three years and graduated from the Culinary Arts Program at Schenectady Community College. She loved to cook and was employed as a chef at the Ekwanok Country Club in Manchester, VT., and with her husband operated the Black Tie to Bar-B-Q Catering Company.
Molly loved animals and often found homes for unwanted pets. She leaves behind her dog Piggy White and her cat Bogsie. She was an adventurous soul at one time driving a stock car at Lebanon Valley Speedway, snowmobiling in Montana, horse jumping in her 4H days and fly fishing on the Battenkill. She loved gardening and finding treasures at yard sales. She had a wonderful gift of finding just the perfect words to express her feelings in many notes and letters she sent to her family and friends.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral service will be held on Monday August 12, at 11:00 am from the Oakwood Bible Church, 260 Oakwood Ave., Troy, NY. Friends may call at the church from 9:00 am until the start of the service. Burial will be at 1:00 pm in the West Hoosick Rural Cemetery, West Hoosick, NY. Memorial contributions may be made to the Karen McGovern Fund through the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls, NY, 12090, who are handling the arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner on Aug. 9, 2013