In memory of
Dorothy D. (Hoyt) Perigo
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In memory of
Dorothy D. (Hoyt) Perigo
Dorothy D. (Hoyt) Perigo, 92 Dorothy D. (Hoyt) Perigo, 92, of Lafayette, passed away at 9:00 p.m. on Monday, October 17, 2016 at The Springs of Lafayette. Born September 18, 1924 in Lafayette, she was the daughter of the late Jess and Hattie (Kurtz) Hoyt. Dorothy married Raymond "Ray" W. Perigo on April 20, 1950 and he preceded her in death on February 19, 1985. She was a 1942 graduate of Lafayette Jefferson High School and lifelong resident of Lafayette. Dorothy was a secretary at Purdue University in the Horticulture Department for seven years before her marriage. She then worked as a laborer at Wareen Paper before retiring in 1986. Dorothy was a member of Sigma Alpha Sorority and the Congress Street United Methodist Church. She was very active at the Lafayette Senior Center and enjoyed playing bingo and euchre with her friends. Dorothy loved spending time with and watching her grandchildren and great grandchildren. She was the best book and loved to feed people. Dorothy also enjoyed playing with and tormenting Squirt. Surviving are her three children; David Lee (wife Cathi) Perigo of Buck Creek, Linda (husband Robert) Tracy of Lafayette and Kathy (companion Kevin Whitus) of Lafayette; eight grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; one great-great grandchild; and her dear, dear friend, Jim Carr of Lafayette. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband, are two brothers; Jess Hoyt and Howard Hoyt; and sister, Harriett Walkup. Visitation will be held from 10 am until 12 pm, Friday, October 21, 2016 at Hippensteel Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life service will immediately follow the visitation at Kathy Jordan's home (2218 Charles St. Lafayette, IN 47904). Memorial contributions may be made to Almost Home Humane Society. Share memories and condolences online at
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