COMMERCE – Herbert William Nylander Sr., 86, died Sunday, November 22, 2009, at Hill Haven Nursing Home.
Born in Allegheny, Pa., he was the son of the late Guy and Marcella Jackson Nylander. He was a retired purchasing agent for International Playtex, and was a veteran, having served in the United States Army Air Corp during World War II. Mr. Nylander was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Louise Irwin Nylander; and a son, David Nylander.
Survivors include sons, Jeffery Nylander, Gainesville, and Herbert W. Nylander Jr., Inman, S.C.; brothers, Gerald Nylander, Columbia, S.C., and Richard Nylander, McKeesport, Pa.; five grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held Tuesday, November 24, at 11 a.m., at Jackson Memorial Gardens with the Rev. Paul Evans officiating. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Monday, November 23, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Little-Ward Funeral Home, Commerce, is in charge of arrangements.