Grace Hoye

Grace M. Hoye

1948 - 2023

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Obituary of Grace M. Hoye

January 12, 1948 - September 25, 2023


Grace Hoye.  Age 75 of Brownstown.


Beloved wife of Paul Hoye. Loving mother of Scott (Pam) Hoye and Tonya (Jeff) Szafranski. Dearest grandmother of Chloe, Clarissa, Connor, Chase, Nolin, and Ty. Dear sister of Beth Coolidge, Jeanne (John) Matyas, and late PK (Val) Coolidge. Dear sister-in-law to Brian (LuAnn) Hoye, Joanne Jones, Alan (Donna) Hoye, Patti (Dave) Janette, and David (Lisa) Hoye and loving aunt to many nieces and nephews.


Preceded in death by her parents Benjamin Paul and Evelyn Lucille Coolidge.


Grace was from a beautiful small town in up-state New York. She met Paul while he was stationed in New York with the Air Force. When his service ended, they married and moved to Michigan for Paul to resume his job with Ford Motor Company. Grace was a stay-at-home mom at first, then worked for Brownstown Township as a billing clerk. Her true joy began with grandkids and continued with winters in Florida after retirement. She made the best spaghetti, salad, brownies, and O’Henry Bars. She loved playing cards with friends, board games with the grandkids, the Balloon Fest in Battle Creek, and spending time with family.


Memorial contributions are appreciated to Alzheimer’s Association.


Funeral service and burial will take place in AuSable Forks, NY.



5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Molnar Funeral Home - Southgate Chapel
14032 Northline Road
Southgate, Michigan, United States