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Joseph G. "Joe" Hyder

Milford, Massachusetts

March 12, 1928 - January 14, 2018

Joseph G. "Joe" Hyder Obituary

Joseph G. “Joe” Hyder, 89, of Milford passed away Sunday Jan. 14, 2018 at home. He was the husband of the late Frances W. (Sherman) Hyder who died in 2008. Mr. Hyder had been a radio and television broadcaster for over 60 years before retiring. Later, he worked for the Milford Town Crier in the Editorial Department. He was born in 1928 in Newport, RI the son of the late George and Rose (Kabbas) Hyder and was a graduate of Rogers High School, Newport, RI, class of 1946. Joe had been a member on the National Board of Directors of the St. Jude Hospital in Memphis, TN, was active in the local community for 30 years with the St. Jude Hospital, and also maintained a close relationship with Danny Thomas, founder of St. Jude Hospital, and his family. He was one of the original investors in the New England Patriots. He is survived by a son, Joseph G. Hyder, Jr. and his wife Ingrid Y. Van Opijnen of Milford; a daughter, Roseanne F. and her husband David Jessings of Northbridge; a brother, Thomas Hyder of Newport, RI; two sisters, Hazel Hyder of Portsmouth, RI and Dorothy Hyder Lane of Middletown, RI; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and her husband Brandon McMorrow and David Joseph Jessings; two great-grandchildren, Brandon J. McMorrow and Natalie Jean Frances McMorrow, several nieces and nephews, and a former daughter-in-law Debra Ragosta of Plainville. Visiting hours will be held Wed. Jan. 17, 2018 from 4-7 PM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford. Funeral services will be Thurs. Jan. 18, 2018 at 9 AM from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Sacred Heart Church, 187 Hopedale St., Hopedale. Burial will follow in Hopedale Village Cemetery, Rte. 16, Mendon St., Hopedale. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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Joseph G. “Joe” Hyder, 89, of Milford passed away Sunday Jan. 14, 2018 at home. He was the husband of the late Frances W. (Sherman) Hyder who died in 2008. Mr. Hyder had been a radio and television broadcaster for over 60 years before retiring. Later, he worked for the Milford Town Crier in the Editorial Department. He was born in 1928 in Newport, RI the son of the late George and Rose (Kabbas) Hyder and was a graduate of Rogers High School, Newport, RI, class of 1946. Joe had been a member on the National Board of Directors of the St. Jude Hospital in Memphis, TN, was active in the local community for 30 years with the St. Jude Hospital, and also maintained a close relationship with Danny Thomas, founder of St. Jude Hospital, and his family. He was one of the original investors in the New England Patriots. He is survived by a son, Joseph G. Hyder, Jr. and his wife Ingrid Y. Van Opijnen of Milford; a daughter, Roseanne F. and her husband David Jessings of Northbridge; a brother, Thomas Hyder of Newport, RI; two sisters, Hazel Hyder of Portsmouth, RI and Dorothy Hyder Lane of Middletown, RI; two grandchildren, Elizabeth and her husband Brandon McMorrow and David Joseph Jessings; two great-grandchildren, Brandon J. McMorrow and Natalie Jean Frances McMorrow, several nieces and nephews, and a former daughter-in-law Debra Ragosta of Plainville. Visiting hours will be held Wed. Jan. 17, 2018 from 4-7 PM in the BUMA-SARGEANT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford. Funeral services will be Thurs. Jan. 18, 2018 at 9 AM from the funeral home followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 AM in Sacred Heart Church, 187 Hopedale St., Hopedale. Burial will follow in Hopedale Village Cemetery, Rte. 16, Mendon St., Hopedale. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105.

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