Dorothy W. Hoysic, 87, a resident of Oswego and formerly of Wolcott, died May 23, 2012 at St. Luke Health Services.
Born in Rochester, she was the daughter of the late Louis and Mary (Semler) Wehner.
She graduated from Nazareth Academy and later from Nazareth College of Rochester.
She was a homemaker and had previously worked for St. Mary’s Hospital in Rochester as a lab technician.
In the Diocese of Rochester, she was an active volunteer and volunteered for Cursillo, teen seminars, Genesis, and the family camp at Koinonia.
She enjoyed crocheting, knitting, and was a mother of eight.
Surviving are her daughters, Jean (William) Gamble, Ruth (Gordon) Keenan, and Nancy (Steve) Gant; her sons, Stephen (Joy Landauer-Hoysic) Hoysic, David (Mary) Hoysic, and Paul (Sylvane) Hoysic; daughter-in-law, Eileen Hoysic; 11 grandchildren, Robert, Benjamin, Peter, Susan, John, Paul, Thomas, Elizabeth, Victoria, Sophia, and Justin; and one great grandchild, Olivia Jean (Benjamin) Gamble.
She was predeceased by her husband, George T. Hoysic, in 1996; her daughter, Judith Hoysic; and her son, Christopher Hoysic.
Services were held Wednesday, at St. Mary Magdalene Church, Wolcott. Burial was in Huron Evergreen Cemetery, Wolcott.
Calling hours were held Tuesday at Nelson Funeral Home, Oswego.
Contributions may be made to St. Mary Magdalene Church, Catholic Community of the Blessed Trinity, 11956 Washington St. Wolcott, NY 14590.