METHUEN - Irene R. Hoyle, 97 a longtime resident of Methuen passed away on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at Wingate at Andover.
Mrs. Hoyle was born, raised and educated in Lawrence and before her retirement she and her husband owned and operated Hoyle's Pharmacy on Lowell Street, Methuen. Irene was a member of St. Andrew Episcopal Church, Methuen She was very dedicated to her family and cherished her granddaughter, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandson.
The widow of Frederic E. Hoyle, her family members include her daughters, Janice I. and her husband, William Barry of Merrimack, NH and Joanne M. Hoyle and her fiance, Raymond Tourville of Methuen. She also leaves her son, Frederic E. Hoyle, Jr. and his wife, Sharon of Franconia, NH. Irene has a brother, Wilfred and his wife Mary Belanger of Methuen as well as her granddaughter, Lori and her husband, Joseph Rackett of Derry, NH and three great-grandchildren, Micaela, Alec and Ava and a great-great-grandson, Breyden. She also leaves her loving niece, Andrea Crowe of Andover.
Funeral services will be private. Memorial contributions may be made to The MSPCA, 400 Broadway, Methuen, MA 01844. Arrangements are by The Dewhirst Boles Funeral Home, 80 Broadway, Methuen. To leave an online condolence, please go to www.dewhirstfuneral.com.
Published on January 5, 2018