Sunday, May 26, 2024


Mary E. Hynes, 93

Mary Elizabeth Hynes of Westport died May 30 in Norwalk Hospital. She was 93. Image
Mary Hynes 49-year Westport resident. Contributed photo

The wife of the late Commander USN (ret.) Edward J. Hynes was born March 27, 1922 in Providence, R.I. and was the daughter of the late Patrick J. and Mary H. McManus.

She was a resident of Westport for 49 years and retired as the assistant treasurer from the Bigelow Tea Company in Fairfield at age 90.

She enjoyed playing bridge, Scrabble, and global traveling. She was a member of the Women’s Club of Weston and former secretary of the Western Connecticut Retired Officers Association.

Survivors include her children: James (Janet) of Coopersburg, Pa.; Joseph (Jayne) of Westport,; Mary of Northampton, Mass.; Celeste (Tom) of Weston, Mass.; her sister, Sister Patricia Ann McManus. She is also survived by grandchildren (Kevin, Mark, Victoria, Michael, Stephanie, and Kimberly Hynes; John and Kevin “Wolfe”; one great grandchild, Declan Hynes.

Friends may greet the family on Thursday June 4 from 4 p.m. to 8 Norwalk’s Hoyt-Cognetta Funeral Home & Crematory, 5 East Wall St. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in Assumption Church, Westport.  Interment will follow at 3 p.m. at St. Ann’s Cemetery, Cranston, R.I.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to either: Assumption Church, 98 Riverside Ave. Westport, CT 06880 or Ability Beyond Disability, 1 Park St. Norwalk, CT 06851.

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