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SMETHPORT - Ted J. Hyde, 65, of Smethport, died Wednesday (Dec. 26, 2012).
He was born April 6, 1947, in Kane, a son of Teddy James and Lena Pais Hyde-Petruzzi.
Mr. Hyde was a 1965 graduate of Smethport Area High School and was a corporal in the United States Marine Corps, serving during Vietnam from 1966 to 1968.
Mr. Hyde worked on the Alaskan Pipeline when it was being installed during the 1970s, and ultimately was employed as a postal clerk at the Smethport Post Office.
He was a member of the VFW; Smethport Post #2497, the American Legion; John Berg Post #976 of Crosby and the Smethport Country Club. He was an avid outdoorsman.
He is survived by one sister, Tina Petruzzi of Smethport; and several cousins.
He was preceded in death by his biological father, Teddy J. Hyde Sr., on July 23, 1947; a brother, Thomas Petruzzi, on Feb. 3, 1966; his father who raised him, Raymond F. Petruzzi, on Sept. 3, 2008; and his mother, Lena D. Petruzzi, on Sept. 2, 2010.
There will be no visitation. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday at the VFW, Smethport Post #2497. Military honors will be accorded by members of the American Legion, Bucktail Post #138 of Smethport and John Berg Post #976 of Crosby.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the VFW, Smethport Post #2497 or the Hamlin Memorial Library, Smethport.
Online condolences may be made at www.hartle-tarboxfuneralhomes.com.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes Inc., Smethport
Published in The Bradford Era from Dec. 27, 2012 to Jan. 3, 2013