February 21, 1937 - May 10, 2015
Father Robert J. Hyl, served the Diocese of Bridgeport for over 50 years, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2015. He was born on February 21, 1937 in Byram, Greenwich, CT to Joseph and Vilma (Turcer) Hyl. Father Hyl was the Pastor the Church of the Holy Spirit in Stamford for many years. He also served as Pastor of Notre Dame Church in Easton. Prior to that, he served many other parishes throughout the Bridgeport Diocese. He loved to travel and travelled extensively throughout the world. He was also an avid reader. Shortly before his death Father Bob told us that "My life had been a total joy because I love my work and if you love your work you will never have a bad day in your life." He is survived by a sister, Patricia Hyl Moore and her husband, Francis Moore of Sutton, MA; a brother, Kenneth Hyl and his wife Lori Fox Hyl of Brookfield, CT; and by many nieces and nephews: Dennis Hyl and Robin Hyl Lancer, Michael Moore, Kevin Moore, Kathleen Moore Lutz, Thomas Moore, John Moore, Timothy Moore, Terence Moore and Christopher Moore. He also leaves 17 grandnieces and nephews, 2 great grandniece and nephew, and many cousins. He was predeceased by a nephew, Francis Moore Jr. Family will receive relatives and friends at the Church of the Holy Spirit, 403 Scofieldtown Road, in Stamford, CT on Friday, May 15th from 3 pm to 7pm with an evening mass at 7pm. His Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Saturday, May 16th at 10am at the Church of the Holy Spirit. His interment will follow at the St Mary RC Cemetery, in Greenwich, CT. In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation in his memory to the: St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105, www.stjude.org or to the Maryknoll Society, PO Box 302, Mary Knoll, NY 10545-0302, www.maryknollsociety.org The Hyl family has entrusted the funeral arrangements to the Bosak Funeral Home, 453 Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CT. If you would like to leave an expression of sympathy for the family online, you may sign the guestbook at www.bosakfuneralhome.com or visit the funeral home Facebook page at www.facebook.com/bosakfuneralhome to share memories with his family.
Father Robert J. Hyl, served the Diocese of Bridgeport for over 50 years, passed away peacefully on May 10, 2015. He was born on February 21, 1937 in Byram, Greenwich, CT to Joseph and Vilma (Turcer) Hyl. Father Hyl was the Pastor the Church... View Obituary & Service Information
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