Margaret E. Hoyt
BENNINGTON - Margaret Ellen "Maggie" Hoyt, 81, died Feb. 15, 2017, at home in Surfside Beach, South Carolina. She was born March 13, 1935, in Bennington, the daughter of Mildred (North) and Robert Pilling Sr. She was a 1953 graduate of Bennington High School. In August 1953, she married Theodore W. "Ted" Hoyt in Bennington. In earlier years, Mrs. Hoyt owned Hoyt's Ceramics in Bennington. She was a hospice volunteer for many years and also hosted foreign-exchange students. She enjoyed knitting Christmas stockings. Survivors include her husband, of Surfside Beach; four children, Ellen Vaine, Deborah Ernst, Stephen and Kevin Hoyt; seven grandchildren, six great-grandchildren, two great-great-grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins. She was predeceased by three grandsons and three siblings, Robert Pilling Jr., Dorothy Carroll and Joanne Dunham. Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 22, at Mahar & Son Funeral Home in Bennington where a prayer service will take place at 3:45 p.m. Private graveside service will be in Park Lawn Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Memorial contributions may be made to Bennington Area VNA & Hospice, 1128 Monument Ave., Bennington, VT 05201. For online condolences, visit www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net .
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