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Henry Alexander Nye - Class Of 1972 VIEW PROFILE

Henry Alexander Nye




Henry Alexander Nye

Aug. 30, 1953 - Sept. 10, 2007

SOUTH BENDHenry A. "Slugger" Nye Jr., 54, passed away unexpectedly on September 10 at 4 p.m. in his residence.

Henry was born on August 30, 1953, in South Bend, to the late Henry A. and Darlene (Moir) Nye Sr. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Roseanne, on December 21, 2003.

He is survived by his sisters, Rosemary (Bob) Bauer of Queen Creek, AZ, Debbie Butler, Trulley (Dave) Bailey and Cathy (Tim) Schwenk, all of South Bend; many nieces and nephews; and by his companion, Sue Hammer.

Henry had worked for Goodyear as a mechanic. Since 1986 Henry had been a co-owner of L&H Catering with Linda Passwater at M.R. Falcon, and currently was a school bus driver for the South Bend Community School Corporation. He liked to go boating, water-skiing and fishing. He was a fan of NASCAR and enjoyed restoring old cars. He was a car enthusiast.

He graduated from LaSalle High School and Ivy Tech's Mechanic Program, and was a member of MR Falcon.

Henry was an exceptionally good cook. He had been well-known for many years for his Polish-style meals. Even though it has been said many times, it has never been more true that Henry was always there to help anyone in need. He will be greatly missed by all.

Visitation will be from 3 to 8 p.m. today, Sept. 13, in ST. JOSEPH FUNERAL HOME, 824 S. Mayflower Road, South Bend, where a Rosary will be prayed at 4 p.m. A funeral liturgy will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Friday, Sept. 14, in the funeral home. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, South Bend.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, 111 Sunnybrook Court, South Bend, IN 46628; or donate blood in memory of Henry.

For those who are unable to attend the funeral liturgy, condolences for the family may be sent to

"A Beautiful Life"

A beautiful life

that came to an end,

he died as he lived,

everyone's friend.

In our hearts a memory

will always be kept,

of one we loved,

and will never forget.


03/26/2021 DEC

South Bend Tribune

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