Johnathan Jason Hovey,
20, son of Jason M. and Catherine P. (Zagorski) Hovey of 112 High
Street, Ipswich, died Sunday, January 29, 2012 in his home following
a sudden illness.
Born in Newburyport
July 15, 1991 he was raised in Ipswich, a graduate of Ipswich High
School Class of 2009. Johnathan was an accomplished go cart racer
having won the Quarter Midget Championship in 2002. He was recently
employed at the Sisters of Notre Dame as a dietary aide. He loved
snowmobiling in Maine with his father and close friends and
geocaching. He was also an avid Patriots and NASCAR Racing fan.
In addition to his
parents he is survived by a brother Justin Hovey of Ipswich; his
longtime girlfriend Linsey Doyle of Georgetown; grandparents Ron and
Anne Black of Somersworth, NH, John and Patricia Hovey of Merrimac,
Deborah LeBlanc of Ipswich; aunts and uncles, Lynda and Dean Weigant
of Ipswich, Andrea and Edward Joyce of Alabama, Sarajane LeBlanc of
Ipswich, Karen Zagorski of Hamilton and many cousins. He was
predeceased by his uncles Robert Hovey and Curtis Zagorski both
formerly of Ipswich.
Family and friends are respectfully welcomed to visiting hours
Thursday 4 to 8 pm in the Whittier-Porter Funeral Home, 6 High
Street, Ipswich. Visitation will include at 7 pm the opportunity
for those who wish to share their remembrances.
There will be a reception on Saturday February 4th 2 to 4 pm at
the Masonic Temple 70 Topsfield Road, Ipswich.
Memorial contributions in his name may be made to the Epilepsy
Professional Place, Landover MD 20785.