James M. Hydro, 64, of Easton, formerly of Nesquehoning, entered into eternal rest on Tuesday, September 8th at his residence. Born in Allentown, he was a son of the late Vincent and Joan (Ulshafer) Hydro.
He was a 1974 graduate of Marian High School and also graduated from the Carbon County Vocational-Technical High School in Jim Thorpe, specializing in Automotive Repair. Jim’s passion continued to be cars of all types and especially racing cars, highlighted by being a member of Mario Andretti’s pit crew many years ago. He worked as an auto mechanic for various garages in the Lehigh Valley and then became a parts manager as well. He was of the Christian Faith and had attended St. Mary’s Byzantine Catholic Church in Nesquehoning while he resided there.
Surviving is a son James Michael Hydro of Jim Thorpe, a brother Vince Hydro and wife Nanette of Jim Thorpe, sisters Irene Downey and husband Scott of Harrisburg and Ann Yusella and husband Jim of the White Bear section of Summit Hill, a grandson Donnovan Conner Hydro, and nieces and nephews. He was pre-deceased by a sister Mary Ann Galgoci.
Services will be private. Online condolences may be expressed at www.nalesnikfh.com. Services and arrangements are being provided by the Bruce A. Nalesnik Funeral Home, 57 West Center St., Nesquehoning PA 18240
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