Mr. Hynes retired from High Mount School District #116 as director of maintenance. He was a member of St. Teresa Catholic Church, Belleville, IL, and a former member of the Gateway Golden Retriever Rescue. Tom was a United States Air Force veteran.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Thomas V. and Helen I., nee Stacom, Hynes; a sister, Barbara (Russell) Ciotti; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Frank and Hazel B., nee Denton, Rowden; and a brother-in-law, Walter E. Rowden.
Surviving are his wife of nearly 56 years, Frances L., nee Rowden, Hynes, whom he married June 19, 1965, at the Scott Air Force Base Chapel; a daughter, Julie (Alan) Haake of Swansea, IL; a grandson, Sam Haake; and nieces and nephews.
Memorials may be made to the Belleville Area Humane Society. Condolences may be expressed to the family online at www.rennerfh.com.
Visitation: Friends may visit from 10 to 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL.
Funeral: A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, May 18, 2021, at St. James Catholic Church, Millstadt, IL, with Msgr. Marvin Volk officiating.
Burial with military honors will be at Green Mount Catholic Cemetery, Belleville, IL.