Herbert J. Hyder, Sr.


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Ipswich, MA - Herbert J. Hyder, Sr., 86 passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Tuesday, December 18, 2018.
Herb was born in Lawrence, MA to his late immigrant parents, Joseph and Manera (Shalbey) Hyder. Shortly after he and his family moved to South Boston. Herb graduated from Boston Latin School prior to enlisting in the Army. He served his country as an infantry sergeant in the Korean War. Herb was a talented chef who owned and operated restaurants for many years. He was an avid reader and enjoyed traveling and listening to music. He will be deeply missed.
Herb’s children and grandchildren were the center of his life. He loved them dearly. He leaves behind his children, Susan Pratt and husband, Lee of Merrimac, Catherine Carey and husband, David of Newburyport, Thomas Hyder and wife, Crystal of Florida and his grandchildren, including Joel and his wife, Michele Astor-Pratt, Lauren Pratt, Sean and Elaine Carey, and Zackary, Courtney, Nikolas, and Amy Hyder. He was predeceased by his son, Herbert Hyder, Jr., his brothers, Nicholas and Frederick Hyder, and sister, Rosemary Wells. He is survived by his brother, Joseph Hyder.
The family would like to thank the compassionate and dedicated nurses at Anna Jaques Hospital who cared for Herb and his family.
A celebration of his life will be held with family. Remembrance donations can be made to Operation Troop Support, Danvers, at www.operationtroopsupport.org.
Published on December 29, 2018
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