Modified Racing Series Director Passes Away
Donations Can be Made to the Funeral Home

John Hoyt, 37, died unexpectedly at his home on Friday, July 29, 2011 in Claremont, NH.

He was born in Claremont, NH on February 2, 1974 the son of Sidney Hoyt and Linda Patch.

John was a graduate of Stevens High School in the Class of 1992.

At the time of his passing he was  working with the Valenti Modified Racing Series as their Series Director and had previously worked for Twin State Speedway.  He had been involved in racing since he was in high school, working with the Valenti Modified Racing Series, Whelen Modifieds and Pro Stocks and had worked with Mike Brousseau, Ricky Miller and many others.  He had also co-founded the Granite State Modified Series.

John enjoyed BBQ’s with family and friends along with having a good time at the trifectas.

The family includes his wife Sue (Carignan) Hoyt, one son, Alexander Hoyt; three daughters, Ashlee Hoyt, Sammantha Hoyt, Rose Hoyt, all of Claremont; his father, Sidney Hoyt of Claremont; two sisters, Cathy Pellerin, Tammy Lacasse; his aunt and uncle, Don and Lee Collins; special friends, Mike Parks, Scott Miller, Jet Miller and Jay Caruso.

He was predeceased by his mother, Linda Patch, on July 27, 2007; paternal grandmother, Rose Hoyt, on December 8, 2004; one nephew, Aaron Branch, on November 25, 2007 and one aunt, Lois Krim.

Friends and family gathered at the Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street, Claremont, NH on Monday, August 1st from 6-8 PM for his wake.

Graveside funeral services were held on Tuesday, August 2nd at eleven o’clock at the West Claremont Burying Ground on Old Church Road in Claremont.

The family suggests donations be made to the Stringer Funeral Home to help with funeral expenses.

John Hoyt passed away unexpectedly last week. (Leif Tillotson photo)