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HYNES-Of West Roxbury Dec. 18, Joseph R. Beloved husband of Charlotte F (Kenney). Loving father of Jane F. Hynes of Melrose, Mary Hynes-Talhouk of Orlando. FL, and the late J. Kenney Hines. Loving brother of the late Thomas R. Hynes. John B. Hynes, former Mayor of Boston, James Hynes & Mary Tomlinson. Funeral from The Robert J. Lawler & Crosby Funeral Home, 1803 Centre St., WEST ROXBURY, Wed., Dec. 22 at 9 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Theresa's Church at 10 a.m. Relatives & friends invited. Visiting hours Mon. 7-9, Tues. 2-4 & 7-9 p.m. Interment Holyhood Cem., Brookline. In lieu of flowers donations would be appreciated in Joseph's memory to The Grecc Foundation, at The Bedford VA Hosp., 200 Springs Rd.. Bedford, MA 01730. Parking in rear of Funeral Home.

[The Boston Globe, Boston, MA, 20 Dec 1993, Mon, Page 34]

[courtesy of G. S. Kurth]

Grave maker for Joseph R. Hynes in Holyhood Cemetery, Brookline (Norfolk county), Massachusetts.


Joseph registered for the draft in West Roxbury, MA on 16 October 1940 and was inducted into the Army at Boston, MA on 20 February 1941.

A parachutist volunteer, he was transferred to Service Company, 508th PIR. 

On 18 August 1945T/4 Hynes was transferred in grade to the 513th PIR.