Helen Joyce Hyde


Helen Joyce (Wardner) Hyde, 93, of Pottstown, Pa., passed away Jan. 23, 2019. She was born in Bloomingdale, N.Y., to Wayne and Maude Wardner.
Joyce lived most of her life in Plattsburgh, N.Y. A 1944 graduate of Plattsburgh High School, she immediately began her career at the NY Telephone Company, retiring in 1981 as a supervisor in the Traffic Department. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church for many years and served as a teacher in the Sunday School program.
She was predeceased by her husband of 37 years, James E. Hyde, a brother, Walter E. Wardner, and a sister, Anita M. Gatlin.
She is survived by two daughters, Helen McElroy (Greg) of Johnson, Vt., and Catherine Shaw (David) of Phoenixville, Pa., three grandchildren, Gregory Duval, (Anna), Wayne Joseph Duval (Karen Burdash), Elizabeth Shaw Foster (James) and three great-grandchildren, Alex, Deven and John.
A memorial service will be held at the First Baptist Church, 38 Oak Street, in Plattsburgh on Saturday, Mar. 2, 2019, at 2 p.m. Friends may call at the church from 1 to 2 p.m. prior to the service.
Published on February 22, 2019
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Carolyn Shaw Caruso
Feb 26, 2019
It was always a special time when Joyce came to our family gatherings. Warms smiles, funny family stories and lots of love. I cherish the times we were all together.

Photo of Joyce Hyde & Barbara Shaw at granddaughter Libby Shaw Foster's wedding.
S Delaney
Feb 23, 2019
Sorry to hear about Joyce Hyde. I remember her for a short period through church and the time she left for PA. She was a pleasant lady. Those that knew her long before me, Helen leave lasting memories and how she touched many peoples hearts.
Dee & Vern Osier
Feb 22, 2019
The memories of our friend, Joyce, will continue to warm our hearts. The day she locked herself out of her apartment and I climbed through her bedroom window ... The afternoon chats when time would dissolve into thin air ... Reminiscing of our childhoods... We are so blessed to have had your Mother/Grandmother in our lives... She was a beautiful person... Our love and prayers are with you at this difficult time....