Lavern Roy Hoegy
Lavern Roy Hoegy of Brussels has gone to be with his Lord, as he passed away peacefully at Seaforth Community Hospital on Friday, Oct. 30, 2015. Born in McKillop Township on Aug. 10, 1928, Lavern was in his 88th year.
Lavern will be remembered by his devoted wife of 66 years, Greta (nee Smith) Hoegy and will be dearly missed by his children, Brenda Nicholson (Jim), Wayne Hoegy (Linda), Yvonne Coultes (Bryan), Maureen Friedman (Gary), Douglas Hoegy (Mary Dianne) and Lyle Hoegy (Mary). Lavern will also be missed by 19 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren and by his sister Leotta MacKenzie.
Lavern was predeceased by his parents Fred and Ella (née Doerr) Hoegy, sister Evelyn Kleber and brother Wilbur Hoegy.
Lavern’s achievements, besides his loving family, include his involvement in the community as a school trustee, elder in his church, his work with the Brodhagen Chamber of Commerce and as an initial member of the McKillop Township Federation of Agriculture.
During his retirement, he and Greta enjoyed their winters in Florida and his summers fishing at Aaron Lake.
Cremation has taken place and memorial visitation was held at McGlynn Family Funeral Home, Seaforth on Sunday, Nov. 1. Lavern’s funeral was held at Cavan United Church in Winthrop on Monday, Nov. 2. Rev. Mary Fletcher officiated. A reception followed at the Brodhagen Community Centre and interment will take place at McKillop United Cemetery at a later date.
Memorial donations to the Seaforth Community Hospital Foundation or Cavan United Church are appreciated and can be made through the funeral home, or by visiting Lavern’s online memorial at www.mcglynnfamily funeralhome.com