Gloria Viola Hyde, age 79, of Dover, NJ, passed peacefully from this life the morning of April 20, 2016. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during the last days of her life. Gloria was born in St. Elizabeth, Jamaica, but has been in Dover New Jersey since 2009. Born in St. Elizabeth Jamaica, she resided in Jamaica most of her life.
Daughter of the late Victor Mair, Gloria was a loving and devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. She was a very spiritual woman; selfless and always caring for others above all. A fantastic cook, she will be truly missed by all who knew and loved her.
Pre deceased by her beloved husband Wollerson Valentine Hyde in 1978, she is survived by her sons: Kirk and Michael Hyde; daughters: Nadine Hyde, Donna Davis and Carol Thomas; daughter-in-law Afnik Hyde; son-in law Ronald Davis; twelve grandchildren: Keisha Sheriff, Dwane Tenn, Donnella Atkins, Ricardo Howell, Mickasha Hyde, Monique Hyde, Kirk Hyde Jr. (Kirkie), Natasia Hyde, Claudonna Hewitt, Kaela Hyde, Nathaniel Thompson, and Kory Hyde; grandchildren-in-law Alieu Sheriff and Michael Atkins; eleven great grandchildren: Dejon Phillips, Malik Howell, Taheim Sheriff, Makayla Tenn (Pookie), Shaydonel Newman (Shay); Tahira Sheriff, Domanic Tenn, Kimora Foote, Marques Yeard, Kimani Tenn and Lillian Morris.
Visitation and Funeral will be held from 9:00-11:00 AM at the Smith-Taylor-Ruggiero Funeral Home One Baker Ave. (Rt. 46) Dover, NJ. Interment will follow at the Locust Hill Cemetery Dover, NJ. Online condolences may be offered through www.smith-taylor-ruggierofuneralhome.com.