Harold N. Hayes

Burial Date:

September 19, 2017

Birth & Death Date:

April 13, 1936 - September 15, 2017

Funeral Home:

Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)


Hempel Funeral Home (Directions)

Harold N. Hayes, 81 years of age, and a resident of Amherst, passed away Friday, September 15, 2017, at Avon Place following a lengthy illness.
Harold was born April 13, 1936, in Rensselaer, Indiana and raised in Iowa where he attended the University of Iowa. After college he moved to New York. Ohio became home for several years before residing for 39 years in New Jersey. In 2003 Amherst, Ohio became Harold's permanent residence until his passing.
Harold worked in sales and marketing for over 20 years for Scandinavian Airlines and finally retired from Swiss Air after 20 year of service with them. He was a member of Nativity Blessed Virgin Mary Catholic Church in South Amherst. He loved golfing and traveling with his wife.
He leaves to cherish his memory his wife of fifty-six years, DeEtta F. Hayes (nee: Sackett); his sons, Matthew Hayes of NY, Christopher (Nichole) Hayes of FL; his daughter, Susan Hayes of MA; 3 grandchildren; and his sister, Dorothy Swan of OK.
Harold was preceded in death by his sister, Barbara Caraway; and his parents Newell and Gladys Hayes (nee: Nelson) as well as his stepfather Virgil Mozena.
Services will be held privately by the family.
The family suggests that memorial contributions be made to a charity of the donor's choice in memory of Harold.
For those who would like to share a memory or sign the guest register, please visit the funeral home's website at www.hempelfuneralhome.com

Burial Location

Section: - CC East - Lot Number: 14D Space: 4


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