Obituaries: Hoyt, Stevenson, Wisniowski

Donna Lee Hoyt (1959 – 2012)

ALBANY—Donna Lee Hoyt, 53 of Highland Avenue, Philmont passed away on Wednesday December 12, 2012 at St. Peter’s Hospital.

She was born April 8, 1959 in Great Barrington, MA, the daughter of William L. Hoyt and the late Ruthetta (Wadman) Hoyt.

Ms. Hoyt was a lover of cats but more importantly was a loving and devoted daughter, sister, aunt and friend to all.

Survivors include: her father, William L. Hoyt and his companion, Lucene Harrington of Hillsdale; three sisters and their spouses, Ruth DiRuzzio-Byas and husband Bennett of Catskill, Paula Riscavage and husband John of Philmont and Clara Cordato and husband Jody of Taghkanic; five nephews, Robert DiRuzzio, Jr., Gary Shook, Jr. and Joseph, Anthony and Matthew Cordato; two step-nieces, Theresa and Courtney Riscavage and her faithful feline friend, Fred.

Funeral services will be held Saturday December 15, 2012 at 10 a.m. at the Peck and Peck Funeral Home, 8063 State Route 22 in Copake.

Friends are invited and may call Friday, December 14, 2012 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. at the funeral home.

Interment will be in the West Copake Cemetery.

Memorial offerings may be made to the Columbia-Greene Humane Society, 125 Humane Society Road, Hudson 12534.

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Michael D. Stevenson (1957 – 2012)

STOTTVILLE—Michael D. Stevenson, 55, of Stottville died Monday, December 10, 2012 at his residence.

Born March 31, 1957 in Albany, he was the son of the late Lester and Zonia (Chewning) Stevenson.

Mr. Stevenson was an iron worker with Locals 12 and 417 in Albany.

He was the beloved husband of Theresa (Grippi) Stevenson of Stottville; devoted father of Michael D. (Amber) Stevenson, Jr., of Stottville and Shannon (Aaron) Esposito of Florida, and devoted grandfather of Michael A., Alexis, Alyssa, and Allison Stevenson, all of Stottville and Gabrielle and Natalie Esposito, both of Florida. Also surviving are three brothers, Billy, Glenn, and Rickie Fields, two sisters, Doris Fields and Sheryl Stevenson, and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours are 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, December 14 at the Bates & Anderson – Redmond & Keeler Funeral Home.

Burial will be at the convenience of the family.

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Peter P. Wisniowski (1948 – 2012)

STUYVESANT—Peter P. Wisniowski, 64, of Stuyvesant died Thursday, December 13, 2012 in Stuyvesant.

He was born July 11, 1948 in Augzburk, Germany, the son of the late Michael and Katherine Wisniowski.

He is survived by: one daughter, Jacqueline Wisniowski of Brooklyn; a son, Michael “Josh” Wisniowski of Albany; one sister, Helen Eickhoff of Binghamton and several nieces and nephews.

Calling hours will be Sunday, December 16 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Raymond E. Bond Funeral Home, Inc., Valatie.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Valatie Rescue Squad, P.O Box 242, Valatie 12184.



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