Linda Ann Hoitt - age: 74
(November 11, 1948 to April 04, 2023
Saco - Linda Ann Hoitt, 74, of Boom Road passed away on Tuesday April 4, 2023, peacefully, at her residence while surrounded by family. She was born in Westbrook, Maine on November 11, 1948, the daughter of Linwood and Helen Murphy Doughty.
She attended Westbrook schools and graduated from Scarborough High School.
Linda had a “live life to the fullest” attitude. She was adventurous, a nature enthusiast who enjoyed being in the woods, driving back roads, and exploring the Saco River. Most of her life's adventures occurred between Westbrook, Jackman, Standish and Saco. She enjoyed horses, gardening, flea markets and yard sales, collecting costumes and square dancing back in the day.
Linda retired from 3D’s Variety Store, of Biddeford while continuing her entrepreneurship with Castaways Costumes Shop of Saco. She also worked as the Activities Director for the Trull Nursing Home, the Truslow Center and the Kimball Health Senior Day Care. Linda and her husband Mike, volunteered for the Red Cross Disaster Action Team and participated with the Saco Police Academy.
She is predeceased by her parents: Linwood and Wanda Doughty Merrill, a brother Arthur Doughty, and a sister Joanna Alexander.
Linda is survived by her husband R. Michael Hoitt of Saco, 2 sons: William “Bill” Koebler of Hollis and Michael Anothony Hoitt of New Mexico and his wife Tracy; 2 daughters Kristin Nason of Saco and husband Scott and Rebecca Federico of Biddeford and husband Chad; a brother Tom Doughty of Jackman and wife Sandy; a sister Jane Freeman of Hollis Center, a sister in law Irene Doughty of Standish/Westbrook, 6 grandchildren: Alexis, Jacob, Thomas, Alonzo, Lorenzo and Sophia and one great grandchild, Bralen
Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Southern Maine Area of Aging 30 Barra Road, Biddeford, ME 04005; Maine State Society for the Protection of Animals 279 River Road, Windham, ME 04062; or to the Massabesic Lions Club, 813 Main Street, Waterboro Maine 04087.
Per Linda’s request, no services are to follow. Arrangements are entrusted to Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home 365 Main Street, Saco Maine.