Newton Park Hoey ’48

Newton Park Hoey ’48, of the Cypress in Charlotte, N.C., passed away peacefully at Carolinas Medical Center on Feb. 9, 2009. Hoey was born on Aug. 2, 1923, in Murrysville, Pa. On Nov. 14, 1945, he married Margaret Davis of Mt. Holly. He then attended Davidson, where he earned his B.S. degree. He attended UNC Chapel Hill for accounting graduate studies. He was a partner with the public accounting firm Conrad, Hoey, East, and Company. He served in WWII as a first lieutenant in the Air Force, where he was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross. He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Margaret Hoey, 3738 Cypress Club Dr., Apt. 412, Charlotte, NC 28210; his children, Newton “Park” Hoey, Megan Thomas, and Anna Hallman (Wes); nine grandchildren; one great-grandchild; two brothers; and two sisters.