John Hoisington of Madison Heights Glass Passes Away

Glass Magazine
December 4, 2017

John Douglas Hoisington, a self-employed glass proprietor and dealer, passed away at the age of 82 on Nov. 28 at Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan.

Hoisington grew up on Detroit's East Side. Following high school, he enlisted in the U.S. Navy, serving in the Korean War from June 1952 until receiving his Honorable Discharge in December 1955. He entered the glass industry in Michigan after his discharge, and was the owner of Madison Heights Glass. By the end of his career, he was recognized by the Glass Dealer's Association for 50 years of excellence.

Hoisington is survived by his children Taryn and Janelle, and grandchildren Elise, Shane, Zachary and Ethan.