Joseph A. Hylinski Jr., 74

Joseph A. Hylinski Jr., 74, of Georgetown, Del., passed away on Dec. 13, 2010, at Delaware Hospice Center, Milford, Del.

Hylinski was a member of St. Michaels Roman Catholic Church in Georgetown, Del., where he was a greeter for many years. He operated a small walnut business and loved Cub Cadet tractors. He never met a stranger or anyone he did not like.

Joseph was preceded in death by his parents, Joseph A. & Tessie Kielbasa Hylinski Sr. He is survived by his brother, Donald P. Hylinski of Middletown, Del.; sisters, Pat L. Ferrier of Milford, Del.; and Marty Laroche of Frederica, Del.; nieces and nephews, Kevin Ferrier, Karen Donovan, Ashley Monroe, Elise McCabe, Heather Baksh, Brant Hylinski; several great-nieces and great-nephews; and special friends Bob and Barbara Gaines.

A Funeral Mass was scheduled for Dec. 16, 2010, with interment in Union Cemetery, Georgetown, Del. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way,