happy to help, Pat :) Unfortunately, there is not a good online source for the Inquirer for the 30s - 40s as yet. If you know the date of death, the Free Library of Philadelphia does lookups for a fee.
Here is an obituary which gives him as the widower of Jennie Mooney Hyland: Philadelphia Inquirer, The (PA) - September 28, 1995 Deceased Name: RICHARD F. HYLAND RICHARD F. HYLAND, 86, of Cherry Hill, formerly of the West Oak Lane section of Philadelphia, died Tuesday at his son's home in Cherry Hill.
Mr. Hyland was an accountant for AT&T in New York City for 45 years. He retired in 1971. Born in Philadelphia, he was a graduate of Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia and Temple University. He was the widower of Jennie Mooney Hyland.
Survivors: two sons, Richard F. of Cherry Hill and William P. of Warminster, Pa.; seven grandchildren; and a great-grandson.
Services: viewing, 10 a.m. tomorrow, St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, 2001 Springdale Rd., Cherry Hill; Mass of Christian Burial, 10:30 a.m. tomorrow at the church; burial, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Cheltenham, Pa., by Schetter Funeral Home, Cherry Hill.
Memorial donations: American Cancer Society, 410 White Horse Pike, Haddon Heights, N.J. 08035.
Name: Richard F. Hyland SSN: 164-07-6895 Last Residence: 19027 Elkins Park, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States of America Born: 21 Jan 1909 Last Benefit: 19117 Elkins Park, Montgomery, Pennsylvania, United States of America Died: Sep 1995 State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (Before 1951)
Name: Jennie Hyland SSN: 165-48-1454 Last Residence: 19150 Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Born: 31 Jul 1912 Died: Feb 1984 State (Year) SSN issued: Pennsylvania (1971-1972)
I looked in the 1940 census, found a Jennie Hyland in Philadelphia, married to a Richard Hyland with children Richard, age 3 and William, age 3 months. This Jennie was born in 1913?
1940 United States Federal Census
Name: Jenny Hyland Age: 27 Estimated Birth Year: abt 1913 Gender: Female Race: White Birthplace: Pennsylvania Marital Status: Married Relation to Head of House: Wife Home in 1940: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Street: Passa Hert Street Inferred Residence in 1935: Philadelphia, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Residence in 1935: Same Place Resident on farm in 1935: No Sheet Number: 65A Rent/home value:
Employment status: Neighbors: Household Members: Name Age Richard Hyland 31 Jenny Hyland 27 Richard Hyland 3 William Hyland 3/12