John Loy

Obituary of John L. Loy

John L. “Lepe” Loy, 41, of Frankfort, passed away on Sunday, February 23, 2020 at University Hospital in Syracuse surrounded by his loving family. John was born in Utica on September 21, 1978, a son of Lawrence W. Loy and Lynda C. (Hahn) Loy Witte. He was raised and educated in Utica and was a graduate of Proctor High School. For several years he was employed with the Department of Motor Vehicles in Utica. John also had his own music website, Big Lep Productions. He was a member of St. Mary of Mt. Carmel / Blessed Sacrament Church, Utica and Sons of American Legion Whitestown Post #1113. Everywhere you’d go, someone knew John. John was honest, kind, and had a deep faith in God. He had a profound impact on so many peoples lives. His compassionate and kind words were felt in the hearts of many. His friendships were lasting and bountiful, because he was a true friend. John always knew how to bring a smile to your face, because he was always smiling. John shared a very special bond with his mother, as they would spend the days together after John stopped working. Many of Johns friends loved his mother as well, they would call her mama. John also shared special relationships with many of his cousins. After a long hospital stay in 2018, all John wanted was a orange cat. Earlier this year, he got Charlie and they bacame the best f friends. John will be missed by many and his impact on others will surely live on. John is survived by his mother, Lynda Witte (Donald), Frankfort, his father, Lawrence Loy (Maria), Utica; brothers and sisters, Corey Pentasuglia (Katrina), Utica, Matthew Witte, Frankfort, William Loy, CO, Victoria Loy, New Hartford, and Taylor Ann Loy, Frankfort; a special nephew, Christian Pentasuglia; aunts and uncles, Kathryn Sardina (Jack) and family, Dennis Hahn and son, Patricia Loy and family and James Loy and family. John was predeceased by his maternal grandparents, Stuart and Leona Hahn, his paternal grandparents, William and Veronica Loy, and aunts and uncles, Mary and John Shaw, Agnes and Richard Gerstner, Betsy and Sylvester Bonney and Roberta Hahn. John’s funeral will be held on Saturday, February 29, 2020 at 11:00 at St. Mary of Mt. Carmel / Blessed Sacrement Church, Utica. Calling hours at the Heintz Funeral Home, 1517 Whitesboro St., Utica are Friday from 4-7. A spring burial will take place in Glenside Cemetery, New York Mills. Those so wishing may make donations to the National MPS Society in John’s memory.
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Calling Hours

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Friday, February 28, 2020
Heintz Funeral Home
1517 Whitesboro St.
Utica, New York, United States

Funeral Mass

11:00 am
Saturday, February 29, 2020
St. Mary of Mt. Carmel/Blessed Sacrament Church
648 Jay St.
Utica, New York, United States


Donations may be made to the National MPS Society, 1007 Slater Rd., Suite 220, Durham, NC 27703 in John's memory.
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