Albert S. Nydam, 85, of N. Uxbridge passed away Sunday May 4, 2014 in St. Camillus Healthcare Center, Whitinsville. He was the husband of Gladys G. (Osterman) Nydam. Mr. Nydam was born April 21, 1929 in Uxbridge the son of the late George J. and Marjorie (LaFleur) Nydam and was a graduate of Uxbridge High School, Class of 1947. Mr. Nydam founded and operated Nydam Oil Company in Linwood for 50 years before his retirement in 2001. He was a lifelong member of the Pleasant Street Christian Reformed Church in Whitinsville where he served as Deacon and Elder. He had been a Cadet leader for 25 years and served on the Board of Directors at Westminster Seminary in PA. In 1968, he served on the new building committee of the Whitinsville Christian School and served on the Fairwoods Recreational Society. Al also served as the Massachusetts local and state President of Gideons International. He enjoyed fishing, building doll houses and barns for his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren, and collecting John Deere tractors and antique vehicles. Mr. and Mrs. Nydam were to observe their 64th wedding anniversary on May 17th. In addition to his wife Gladys, he is survived by his children; George E. and his wife Deborah Nydam of Uxbridge, Elizabeth F. and her husband Alan Bol of Whitinsville, Henry A. and his wife Joan Nydam of Uxbridge, Douglas J. and his wife Linda Nydam of Uxbridge, Jonathan M. and his wife Rachel Nydam of Northbridge, and Melissa J. Nydam of No. Uxbridge; one brother, James J. Nydam of Uxbridge, two sisters, Nellie DeVries and Joyce Buteyn both of Uxbridge, 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his grandson, Alexander Ry Nydam. Visiting hours will be Thursday May 8, 201 4 from 4-8 PM in the Pleasant Street Christian Reformed Church, 25 Cross St., Whitinsville. Funeral services will be held Friday May 9, 2014 at 11 AM in the church. Memorial donations may be made to Gideons International, P.O. Box 325, Linwood, MA 01525. Arrangements by Buma Funeral Homes, Whitinsville. www.bumafuneralhome.com.
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Published in Milford Daily News on May 7, 2014