Kenneth E. Hoyas, Sr
PAWTUCKET - Kenneth E. Hoyas, Sr., 83, passed away Tuesday, November 9, 2010. He was the beloved husband of the late Alice M. (Marshall) Hoyas.
A lifelong resident of Pawtucket, he was a son of the late Auguste C. and Grace M.(McGarrahan) Hoyas. Ken was a lace weaver at the Seekonk Lace Company for many years until retiring. He enjoyed traveling. He leaves a son, Kenneth E. Hoyas, Jr. of Pawtucket; a stepdaughter, Gail C. Gutgsell of Smithfield; a stepson, Raymond Porter of Providence; his longtime companion, Virginia Fitzhugh of Pawtucket; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Raymond Hoyas and Grace Hummel.
VISITATION will be Friday 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. at WILLIAM W. TRIPP Funeral Home, 1008 Newport Ave., Pawtucket, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Teresa Church, 358 Newport Ave., Pawtucket. Interment will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, gifts in his memory to Home & Hospice Care of RI, 1085 North Main St., Providence, RI 02904 would be . www.TrippFuneralHome.com