Robert Scott Hoyert

December 4, 1925 ~ November 3, 2019 (age 93)


Robert Scott Hoyert, of Audubon, NJ (formerly of College Park, MD) left this world on Sunday, November 3, 2019. He was almost 94, and was predeceased by his loving wife of over 62 years, Frances. Bob served in Europe as a Combat Engineer during World War II, and attended the University of Maryland where he graduated with a B.S. in Accounting and a J.D. in Law. He founded a law partnership with Bill L. Yoho in 1953 and practiced tax and estate law until 2009. Robert was a 32 degree Mason, a Rotarian with 50 years’ perfect attendance, a Paul Harris Fellow, a Jaycee, and Past-President of the College Park Board of Trade. He was very involved with Berwyn Presbyterian Church where he served as an Ordained Elder and President of the Board of Trustees. He enjoyed golf, duckpin bowling, jigsaw puzzles, and watching football games. In 2009, Bob and Frances relocated to Audubon, NJ to be nearer to their daughter, Margaret Ann Westfield, and her family. There they became involved with First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights. In addition to his daughter, he is survived by his son-in-law, Michael M. Westfield, granddaughters Marina M. Westfield of Haddon Heights and Emily E. DeShantz (Louis) of Gibsonia, PA, and his pets – Lady the collie and Lovie the cat. His brothers, John H. “Jack” Hoyert, Jr and Charles Earl Hoyert, predeceased him. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to First Presbyterian Church of Haddon Heights (address below) or Berwyn Presbyterian Church, 6301 Greenbelt Road, College Park, MD 20740. A Memorial Service to celebrate his life will be held on Friday, November 8, 2019 at 11:00am at First Presbyterian Church, 28 Seventh Ave., Haddon Heights, NJ 08035. Burial will be in Pipe Creek Cemetery, Union Mills, MD. Local funeral arrangements are being handled by Jeffrey N. Zumbrun Funeral Home, 6028 Sykesville Road, Elders burg, MD 21784. Online condolences may be made to

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Memorial Service
November 8, 2019

11:00 AM
First Presbyterian Church (Seventh Ave, Haddon Heights)

Private Interment


First Presbyterian Church
28 Seventh Avenue, Haddon Heights NJ 08035

Berwyn Presbyterian Church
6301 Greenbelt Rd., Berwyn Heights MD 20740

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