Agnes Marie was the daughter of Joseph Henry Hoye, shipper (1882-1943) and Mary Jane Dooley, a wire braider (1887-1918). She was the second child of three children before her mother Mary J Dooley died of influenza in 1918. Agnes had two brothers: Joseph Francis Hoye (1912 - 1979) and a brother Frederick Hoye who died in infancy (Jun 1915-Sep 1915). Mary J Dooley and Frederick are buried together in New Calvary Cememtery, Boston. Joseph Francis Hoye m. Rowena Shea (dec) in 1957 in Somerville, MA and had two children, both living in Massachusetts.