John W. Hayes

John W. Hayes, Jr., 87, of 1 Elmwood Ave., passed away, Thursday, May 3, 2018, peacefully, at The Pavilion at BRMC, surrounded by his family.

Born March 17, 1931 in Jacksonburg, WV, he was the son of the late John W. Sr. and Ruth (Brown) Hayes.

On March 10, 1962, in Hartford, CT, he married Julia W. (Warzinski) Hayes, who survives.

John was a 1948 graduate of Pine Grove High School and was a 1981 graduate of the University of Pittsburgh @ Bradford. He served in the U.S. Air Force in the Korean War until he was honorably discharged in 1954.

He was employed as a Lab Tech at Allegany Energy Greensburg, Pa.,

John was an avid Pittsburgh Pirates and Steelers fans and a member of the NRA

Surviving in addition to his wife Julia of 56 years, is one daughter, Jessica (Steve) Hervatin, of Lewis Run, and two sons, John W. (Claudia) Hayes III, of Germany, and George M.(Laura) Hayes, of Limestone, NY. one sister, Evelyn Coning,of Westerville OH, one brother, Steven (Suzie) Hayes, of Sardis, OH. five grandchildren, three great grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, four brothers, and one sister.

Family will receive friends on Monday, May 7, 2018 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc. 372 East Main Street, at which time funeral service will be held with Rev. Stanley Swacha, Senior Associate of St. Bernard Church officiating. Committal services, Military Honors will be accorded by members of the American Legion Post 108 on Tuesday at 1:00pm in St. Bernard Mausoleum.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.

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