Thomas F. Hyland Jr.November 07,2012
Thomas F. Hyland Jr.Thomas F. Hyland Jr.
BENNINGTON — Thomas F. Hyland Jr., 62, died Sunday, Nov. 4, 2012, at his residence, of natural causes.
He was born June 29, 1950, in Lowell, Mass., the son of Margaret (Stoessel) and Thomas F. Hyland Sr.
He was a graduate of Mount Anthony Union High School.
A Vietnam War veteran, Mr. Hyland served in the U.S. Marine Corps for 12 years.
He was employed at Johnson Controls and ChemFab in earlier years and currently worked at NSK Steering Systems in Bennington.
He enjoyed trips to the casino in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
Survivors include four children, Thomas III, Michal, Samantha and Elizabeth Hyland, and his former wife, Corey Sweet, all of North Bennington; his father of White Creek, N.Y.; two sisters, Patricia Martin of White Creek and Donna Jones of Massachusetts; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
The funeral will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Nov. 9, at the Mahar & Son Funeral Home with the Rev. Robin Greene officiating.
Friends may call from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, at the funeral home.
Guest book condolences may be made at www.maharandsonfuneralhome.net.
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