Obituary of Marie R. Hays
Marie Raymond Hays went to be with her Lord on August 24, 2018 at the age of 90 in Tampa, Florida.
She was born Feb. 16, 1928 in East Smethport, PA to Elmer and Nellie Raymond and lived in Pennsylvania until her freshman year of high school when she moved to Liverpool, NY. After high school, she worked at Lincoln Bank where she met, and later married Charles Hays. She had a variety of other jobs but her favorites were being a wonderful wife, homemaker, mother, grandmother, great grandmother, sister, aunt, great aunt and friend. In addition, she was a member and choir member of the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center, TOPS and Western New York Club.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hays, her companion, Zane Gray, her grandson, Patrick Hays and by her daughter in law, Debbie Hays.
Survivors include her daughter, Nancy (Bryce) Pooley, and two sons, Jeffrey Hays and Paul (Kelly) Hays, seven grandsons, Scott (Amy) Hays, Jason (Jess) Hays, Joseph Hays, Kevin (Alisia) Pooley, Derek Pooley, Andrew Hays and Brett Hays, two brothers, Don Raymond and LaVerne Raymond, three sisters, Lillian Knechtel, Barbara Witowski and Kay (John) Renzoni. She was also proud of her 8 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and friends.
A Memorial Service will be 1:30 PM Sunday, August 26, 2018 at the United Methodist Church of Sun City Center 1210 West Del Webb Blvd. Sun City Center, Fl.
There will also be a Memorial Service held in New York at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please send contributions to Suncoast Hospice 5771 Roosevelt Blvd. Clearwater, FL 33760.
Arrangements are being handled by the Sun City Center Funeral Home.