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John C. "Jack" Hynes

March 21, 1925 ~ March 16, 2024 (age 98) 98 Years Old
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John Hynes Obituary

John C. “Jack” Hynes, 98, of Oil City, PA., passed away Saturday March 16, 2024 at UPMC-Transitional Care in Seneca.

                Born March 21, 1925 in Oil City, PA., he was the son of the late John P. and Hazel Lindal Hynes.

Jack was a 1942 graduate of St. Joseph High School.

He entered the United States Army and served as a corporal during  World War II with  the 517TH Artillery.

Jack was married on June 17, 1950 in the Assumption B.V.M. Church to the former Josephine M. Cudzil and she preceded him in death on Aug. 13, 1993.

A lifelong member of St. Joseph Church, he was also a lifetime member of the Oil City Knights of Columbus and the American Legion.

In younger years he played baseball for the Crawford Funeral Home and bowled in the merchant league at the K OF C.

Jack worked for Penelec for many years and retired there as Northern Division Supervisor.

He catered many events over the years at the K of C .

He is survived by three children

MaryEllen Hynes of Oil City

Karen Steffes of Ben Avon

John (Mike) Hynes and his wife Lori of Rochester, PA.


Sarah and Hillary Steffes

Great Grandson

Ari Taherkhan

He is survived by his brother

Francis “Herk” Hynes and his wife Elaine of Edinboro

A sister

Sr. Roseanne Lindal-Hynes OSB of Erie.

In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by two brothers James Thomas Hynes and Patrick “Lefty” Hynes and a sister Margaret “Peg” Stubler and a son in law Bill Steffes

Friends will be received from 2-4 and from 6-8 P.M. Friday  in Reinsel Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:30 A.M. Saturday in St. Joseph Church.

Interment will be in Calvary Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to  Oil City Columbian Home Association  111 Petroleum St. Oil City, PA. or to Catholic Rural Ministry 7 Pulaski St. Oil City, PA. 16301

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March 22, 2024

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301

March 22, 2024

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

Mass of Christian Burial
March 23, 2024

10:30 AM
Reinsel Funeral Home & Crematory
116 Bissell Ave.
Oil City, PA 16301


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