Wednesday, July 9th, 2014
Doris A. Hoying, 76, Fort Loramie, died July 7, 2014, at St. Rita's Medical Center, Lima.
She was born Sept. 4, 1937, in Dayton, to Floyd and Frieda Borchers Monnin. On Aug. 4, 1962, she married Celestine "Bud" J. Hoying at St. Remy Catholic Church, Russia, and he survives.
Also surviving are four children, Mary (Ken) Barhorst, Fort Loramie, Catherine (Jeff) Clark, Corning, N.Y., Melissa McEldowney, Piqua, and Jason (Amy) Hoying, Fort Loramie; eight siblings, Joyce (Don) Lampert, Minster, Floyd (Rosemary) Monnin, Versailles, Rosemary Monnin, Cincinnati, Carol (Ben) Bell, Foley, Ala., Phyllis Eilerman, Sidney, Dan (Sally) Monnin, Russia, Mike (Bonnie) Monnin, Russia, and Angie (Ron) Zimmerman, Fort Loramie; sisters- and brothers-in-law, Doris (Bob) Prenger, Minster, Walter (Sharon) Hoying, Sidney, Sr. Carolyn Hoying C.PP.S., Chicago, Larry (Karen) Hoying, Sidney, Nick (Joyce) Hoying, Minster, Marge (Mike) Kitzmiller, Fort Loramie, Roger (Kay) Hoying, Fort Loramie, James (Marty) Hoying, Russia, Mary Agnes (Gary) Muhlenkamp, Geneva, Ind., and Elaine (Jim) Staton, Jackson Center; and seven grandchildren, Justin (Hannah), Nathan (Danielle), Derek and Jarid Barhorst, Grace and Olivia Clark and Stephany McEldowney.
A brother-in-law, Patrick Eilerman, and a sister-in-law, Phyllis Hoying, are deceased.
A 1955 graduate of Russia High School, she was a devoted farm wife and homemaker. She had been a civilian employee years ago at Wright Patterson Air Force Base, Dayton. She attended St. Michael Catholic Church, Fort Loramie, where she served as a Eucharistic distributor for shut-ins, helped with preparation of the newsletter and distributed brown scapulars. She also was active in St. Ann's Ladies Sodality, the Apostleship of Prayer Promoters and former faith rally team. She enjoyed floral gardening and an occasional shopping excursion.
Funeral Mass is 10:30 a.m. Monday at the church, the Rev. Steven Shoup officiating. Burial will follow at the church cemetery.
Calling is 2-8 p.m. Sunday and 9-10 a.m. Monday at Gehret Funeral Home, Fort Loramie.
Contributions may be made to the Maria Stein Spiritual Center or the Free Brown Scapular Fund.
Condolences may be left at www.gehretfuneralhome.com.