John A. Hynes, age 91, of Claymont, DE passed away peacefully surrounded by his family on September 8, 2013. He attended St. Paul’s and Wilmington High School. Soon after, he was drafted into the U.S. Army and served his European tour of duty where he met his wife Irene. They were married for 65 wonderful years. He spent his entire career of 38 years with the DuPont Company. John was a devout husband and loving father and grandfather. He was an active member in the catholic church and loved animals.
John was predeceased by his sisters, Anne Matthews, Theresa Lawless, Alice Restak, and Thomas Hynes. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Irene Ruck Hynes; his children, Susan Rugis and husband David, Linda Fahey, (predeceased)Michael Fahey; and Heidi Nagle and husband William; his grandchildren, Erica, Lisa, Alexis, Chelsea, Lauren and Jason, 2 great grandsons Liam and Vincent Michael.
A special note of thanks to Seasons Hospice for all their kindness and support.
Visitation will be held on Thursday September 12 from 11am – 12pm at Holy Rosary Church, 3200 Philadelphia Pike, Wilmington, 19703. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 12noon. Burial will be in All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the Alzheimer's Assoc. DE Chapter 240 N. James St. Suite 100A, Newport, DE 19804 or Seasons Hospice 220 Continental Dr. Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713.