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Richard Hall Hyde

1927-2013 POWNAL Mr. Richard Hall Hyde, 85, a resident of Watershed Road, Bennington, died Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the Centers for Living and Rehabilitation in Bennington following a long illness.

Born in Bennington on June 12, 1927, Dick was the son of the late Russell and Florence E. (Mattison) Hyde. He received his education in Bennington and was a 1945 graduate of Bennington High School. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II.

Dick married the former Medora Houran on February 18, 1950 in North Bennington. Mrs. Hyde died January 2, 1995.

Dick was employed for over 40 years as parts manager in area garages. He was employed at Flynn Motors at the time of his retirement in 1989.

A Life Member of the Bennington Elks Lodge 567, Dick was also a former member of American Legion Post 90 in Pownal.

His hobbies and interests included fishing, playing cards and tending to his property.

In addition to his wife, Dick was predeceased by a brother, John R. Hyde.

Graveside committal services will be held on Friday, April 5, 2013 at 1 p.m. at the family lot in Park Lawn Cemetery.

Should friends desire, contributions in memory of Richard Hyde may be made to the Second Chance Animal Shelter through the office of the Mahar & Son Funeral Home, 628 Main Street, Bennington, VT 05201.

Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.


Published in Bennington Banner on Feb. 26, 2013
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