Barbara Hyney

Obituary of Barbara J. Hyney

Barbara J. Hyney 88, formerly of Plainfield, N.J. passed away Thursday April 2, 2020 at Haven Hospice (JFK Memorial Hospital) in Edison, N.J. Born January 11, 1932 in Elizabeth, N.J., she was the daughter of the late Frank D. and Elizabeth (Ritter) Brady. She was predeceased by her husband, Charles F. Hyney. Barbara graduated from Battin High School in 1949 and the Berkeley Secretarial School, East Orange, NJ before joining the patent division of Babcock & Wilcox in New York City. She later worked for the R&D department of Enjay Co. (a division of Exxon) and eventually became the church secretary at Watchung Ave Presbyterian Church in North Plainfield before retiring in 1997. Barbara was the longstanding treasurer of her bowling league, the Dawnbreakers in Green Brook, NJ and was an avid fan of the NY Mets, NY Football Giants and Rutgers University Lady Scarlet Knights basketball. Barbara was a very active member of United Presbyterian Church in Plainfield (formerly First Presbyterian Church). She taught Sunday school classes, served on numerous committees and was a Deacon from 2011 through 2016. She is survived by two sons, Mark D. Hyney and his fiancé Christina of South Plainfield, NJ and Scott C. Hyney and his wife Caroline, of Leominster, MA and three grandchildren, Daniel S. Hyney of South Yarmouth, MA, Alexandra M. Gitto of Quincy, MA and Victoria M. Gitto of Leominster, MA. She was predeceased by her brother, Frank W. Brady. A memorial service will be held at a later date to celebrate Barbara's life. August Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home, 139 Westfield Ave, Elizabeth, will be handling the arrangements. Contributions in Barbara's memory may be made to the Deacon's Fund, United Presbyterian Church, 525 East Front St., Plainfield, NJ 07060 or to Alzheimer's Association www.alz.org

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Rosehill Crematory
US Highway No. 1
Linden, New Jersey, United States
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