Donald J. (Don) Hyde, 81, of Rome, passed away at his residence on Monday, July 9, 2012. He was born March 10, 1931, in Rome, the son of J. Raymond and Katharine Dunn Hyde.
Mr. Hyde was a graduate of St. Aloysius Academy. On June 3, 1961, he married Marguerite A. Page in Rome. She passed away on December 9, 2003.
Don was a Letter Carrier for the Rome Post Office for thirty-three years retiring in 1988. He later was a crossing guard for the City of Rome school district.
Mr. Hyde proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War.
Don was a member of St. Peter’s Church and its Ushers Society.
Surviving are one son, Paul T. Hyde, Fairport, a sister, Kathleen Foster, Rome; three sisters-in-law, Nina Hyde, Judith Hyde and Edith Page and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two sisters, Elizabeth Snope and Shirley Hyde and three brothers, Robert, William and Richard Hyde.
A Mass of the Christian Burial will be held Friday 11:00AM at St. Peter’s Church, with Rev. Philip A. Hearn officiating. Interment St. Peter’s Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call Thursday from 4:00-7:00PM at the Nunn and Harper Funeral Home, Inc., 418 N. George Street, Rome. Contributions may be made in Don’s memory to St. Peter’s Church Memorial Fund or the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital Fund. You may view the obituary and send a message of sympathy at www.nunnandharper.com.