Amy L. Hyde

February 12, 2017

CLAYTON, N.Y.    Amy L. Hyde, 42, of Clayton, NY, passed away Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017, at River Hospital, Alexandria Bay.

Calling hours will be held 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, at Cummings Funeral Service, Inc., 320 John St., Clayton. The funeral service will be 11 a.m. Friday, Feb. 17, at River Community Church. Burial will be at the convenience of the family in St. Lawrence Cemetery, town of Cape Vincent.

Born Feb. 27, 1974, in White Plains, the daughter of Angelo and Maryann (Skeans) Perruccio, the family moved to the north country and she attended Thousand Islands Central School.

She married Jeffery P. Schafer on Sept. 19, 1992, at St. Mary's Church, Clayton, and he passed on May 9, 2004. She then married Wesley W. Hyde in Frink Park, Clayton on Aug. 17, 2013.

Amy had worked at the Harbor Inn diner and was currently a server at the Seaway Grill in the 1000 Islands Harbor Hotel, both in Clayton.

She attended River Community Church. She enjoyed camping with her family and cooking for them and her many friends. She was a Grateful Dead fan, loved the outdoors, was generous to a fault, was free-spirited and loved everyone very much, and enjoyed making work fun for her co-workers. Above all, she was a caring mother and her grandchildren were her world.

Besides her husband, Wesley, Amy is survived by her three children, Jami E. Schafer, Cape Vincent, and Hunter P. Schafer and Jillian N. Schafer, both of Clayton; her two grandchildren, Jacob and Jordyn Howard; her parents, Angelo and Maryann Perruccio, Boynton Beach, FL; her father and mother-in-law, John N. and Karen Hyde I, Clayton; four siblings and their spouses, Frances and Henry LaClair, Clayton, Nicholas and Jodi Perruccio and Terri and Jeff Stubblefield, all of Boynton Beach, FL, and Angela and Stephen Thomas, Clayton; two aunts, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.

In lieu of flowers, the family wishes donations to and search For the Love of Amy or directly donate to them to defray funeral expenses by sending donations to Frances LaClair, 37207 Clayton Center Rd., Clayton, NY 13624.

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Information provided by Cummings Funeral Service and, Watertown