Marjorie Hoyne, home textiles industry leader, dies
April 24, 2006,
New York – A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, April 26 for Marjorie Hoyne, former president of Covington Industries’ Spectrum Fabrics, who died after a long illness on April 21.
When Covington Industries bought Spectrum, Hoyne remained with the business as president until her retirement in 2001.
Hoyne was a recognized design leader in the home furnishings community. Early in her career she was named one of the top corporate women in America. In 1997, she received the Marvin Rosenberg "Citizen of the Industry" award at the Home Fashion Products Association HomeTex Design Awards.
Survivors include her two sisters, a brother-in-law and many nieces and nephews.
Services will be at R.C. Church of St. Mary’s, 110 Bryant St., Roslyn, N.Y. at 10 a.m.
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