LAURENS—Kent Robert Hoyt Jr., 49, of Laurens, died Saturday, October 29, 2022 after a brief illness. He was born in Springfield, MA on July 15, 1973, the second child of Kent Sr. and Susan Hoyt. He graduated from Gilbertsville School before going into the workforce as well as attending Mohawk Valley Community College for welding. Kent enjoyed fishing, riding snowmobiles, cooking, country music and spending time with family and friends.
Kent is survived by his long-time partner, Amanda Genier; his son, Dakoda; mother, Susan Hoyt; sisters, Sandra (Andy) Meyers, Laura Hoyt (John), and Kelly Hoyt (Anthony); nieces and nephews, Andrew, Kyle, Nicole, Mackenzie, Joseph, and Zeta; aunts and uncles, John (MaryLou) Ganio, Gino (Joan) Ganio, Robert Ganio, Helen (Jim) Groff, George (Linda) Wade, Chuck (Lynn) Wade; as well as many cousins and extended family.
Kent was predeceased by his father, Kent Sr.; grandparents, Robert and Ruth Hoyt and Gino and Rosabell Ganio; cousin, Tyler Hoyt Costello; and aunts, Virginia Ganio and Jan Costello.
A celebration of life was held at the Laurens American Legion, 11 Main Street, Laurens, NY 13796 on November 5. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the American Cancer Society. Kent’s family has entrusted his care to the Johnston & Stanimer Funeral Home in Morris. Online condolences may be made at www.johnstonfh.com