Rochester/Ft. Myers: Maurice “Skip” Hyde passed away on May 10, 2018 at the age of 87. He was predeceased by his wife, Margaret (2003) and his daughter, Diane Conover. He is survived by his children, Debbie (Tom) Grace & John (Kathy) Hyde; his siblings, Nancy (Paul) Ringelstein, Carol Bonczyk & Scoop (Marcia) Hyde; his 6 grandchildren, Michele (Jeff) Zimmer, Matt, Brad & Patrick Grace, Rick (Melissa) Hyde and Erin (Scott) Korn; his 6 great-grandchildren, Samantha Grace, Parker & Conner Zimmer, Lucas & Margaret Korn and Joshua Hyde; and many nieces & nephews.
Skip was a US Marine Veteran. His love of the water began with sailing at the Genesee Yacht Club and boating on the St Lawrence River. He enjoyed summers at his cottage in the 1000 Islands and winters in Ft Myers, Florida. He had a soft spot for desserts and his grandkids. Neither were ever refused.
Services will be held at the convenience of the family. Inurnment will take place in Riverside Cemetery.
Donations in memory of Skip can be made to National Stroke Association, 9707 E. Easter Lane, Ste. B, Centennial, CO 80112.
Arrangements entrusted to THOMAS E. BURGER FUNERAL HOME, INC., Hilton, New York.