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Diane L. (Gray) HYDE

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HYDE, Diane L. (Gray)
Diane L. (Gray) Hyde, 65, of Somers, formerly of Ellington, beloved wife of the late William M.J. Hyde, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 10, 2013 at home with her family at her side. Diane was born on September 5, 1947 in Cambridge, Mass. daughter of the late Philip V. and Joline A. (Clark) Gray. While residing in Ellington, Diane was the office manager for Precision Craft Dental Studio of Enfield, a family business operated by her late husband. Diane is survived by her family, two daughters, Denise Reardon-Popp and her husband, Daniel of Mass. and Shannon Holmes and her husband, Philip of Somers, CT with whom she made her home. She leaves a sister, Sandra Caton of Willimantic, four grandchildren, that she loved spending quality time with, Ashley Reardon, Erika Reardon, Bailey Skidgel and Grady Holmes, several great-grandchildren and nieces and nephews. She was an avid reader and her love of the garden kept her outside for countless hours. Diane also enjoyed a good cup of coffee, which was a daily routine of hers.
Funeral services and burial will be private. There are no calling hours. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to, Masonic Partners Home Health & Hospice 111 Founders Plaza Suite 200 East Hartford, CT 06108. Holmes Funeral Home Manchester is in care of arrangements. To sign the online guestbook please visit www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Aug. 12, 2013
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