Edward Hoyt, born and raised in Rockaway, died May 11.
Hoyt was born in Rockaway Park and served in the U.S. Navy Submarine division.
Hoyt is preceded in death by his brother, Artie.
He is survived by his wife, Kathleen; brother, Allan; children, Debbie (Tommy), Michael (Fiona), Bruce, Jeff (Eileen), Janice, Kerry, Doug (Judy) and Leslie (Bernie); ten grandchildren, Caitlin, Devon, Andrew, Elyse, Christie, Cody, Jake, Jessica, Jack and Grace.
Funeral arrangements were entrusted to Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Homes, Babylon Village, New York. Interment was at Pinelawn Memorial Park, Farmingdale, New York.