Jerry Matthew Hynson (1938 - 2017)

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Jerry Matthew Hynson, 78, of Westminster, passed away on Thursday, February 23, 2017 at Carroll Hospice Dove House. Jerry was born on March 14, 1938 in Baltimore and was the son of the late Charles Matthew and Eunice (Braxton) Hynson. He was the loving husband for 54 years to Yvonne T. Hynson, whom he married on June 23, 1962. Jerry graduated from Douglass High School in 1955. He pursued his education at St. Johns College in Annapolis and graduated in 1959 with a Bachelor Degree of Art, and Loyala College of Baltimore with a Masters Degree in Education. Jerry was employed by Baltimore City Schools, where he worked as an administrator until his retirement in 1989. He was a member of St. John Catholic Church, Knights of Columbus #1393, Maryland State Genealogy, Maryland State Historical Society, African American Historical Genealogy Society, and the Baltimore African American Historical Genealogy Society. Surviving in addition to his wife is son Charles Hynson of Westminster; son and daughter-in-law Timothy and Anne Hynson of Sykesville; brothers Walter Cecil Hynson of North Carolina and Glen Ford Hynson of Oregon; 2 grandchildren; 2 great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Sunday, February 26, 2017 from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 pm at Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster, with a Knights of Columbus service at 8:00 pm. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday, February 27th at 11:00 a.m. at St. John Catholic Church, 43 Monroe St., Westminster. Interment will be held in Crest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Memorial contributions may be made in Jerry's name to the , P.O. Box 96011, Washington D.C., 20090-6011.



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Pritts Funeral Home
412 Washington Road
Westminster, MD 21157
410-848-7533
Published in Carroll County Times on Feb. 24, 2017
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