Joyce Ann (Holt) Hoschar, 71, of Cottageville, WV (Evergreen Hills Community) passed away February 21, 2019 in Arbors of Pomeroy following an extended illness.

She was born October 13, 1947 in Wurtland, KY a daughter of the late Pershing and Crystle Garnett (Martin) Holt. Her sisters, Leeda Kay Holt, Shelby Wellman and brother-in-law Donald Wellman preceded her in death.

She was retired from the Jackson County Board of Education with 24 years of service. She was a member of the Evergreen Hills Freewill Baptist Church and enjoyed collecting cookbooks.

Survivors include her husband of 51 years, Kenneth Oliver Hoschar; son, Michael Shane Hoschar and his wife Julie of Cottageville; brother, Gary Lee (Judy) Holt of Dayton, OH; sister, Sherry (Lowell) Gordon, Ravenswood; grandchildren, Andrew and Adam Hoschar.

Service will be 1 p.m. ~ Tuesday, February 26, 2019 in the Casto Funeral Home, Evans, WV with Pastor Mark Price officiating. Burial will follow in the Jackson County Memory Gardens Cemetery, Cottageville, WV. Visitation will be from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Monday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers donations are preferred to the Ronald McDonald House Charities, 341 Erkenbrecher Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45229

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