Obituaries

Marlene Scorzato
B: 1947-09-13
D: 2020-09-27
View Details
Scorzato, Marlene
Rita Pellegrini
D: 2020-09-25
View Details
Pellegrini, Rita
Gene Saucier
D: 2020-09-25
View Details
Saucier, Gene
Peggy Garrity
D: 2020-09-23
View Details
Garrity, Peggy
Ann Varney Chase
D: 2020-09-23
View Details
Chase, Ann Varney
Lucille Bremer
D: 2020-09-22
View Details
Bremer, Lucille
Maurice Calabrese
B: 1933-05-26
D: 2020-09-16
View Details
Calabrese, Maurice
Gwendolyn Muldoon
B: 1920-08-17
D: 2020-09-14
View Details
Muldoon, Gwendolyn
Robert "Bruce" Fitzgerald
D: 2020-09-08
View Details
Fitzgerald, Robert "Bruce"
Sarah Alissi
D: 2020-09-05
View Details
Alissi, Sarah
Helen Casalino
B: 1934-09-06
D: 2020-09-05
View Details
Casalino, Helen
Margaret Dutremble
D: 2020-09-04
View Details
Dutremble, Margaret
Audrey Krisher
B: 1929-10-06
D: 2020-09-04
View Details
Krisher, Audrey
Peter Adams
B: 1958-08-12
D: 2020-08-31
View Details
Adams, Peter
Harry Anderson
B: 1932-10-31
D: 2020-08-30
View Details
Anderson, Harry
Klaus Peter Hennig
B: 1940-06-17
D: 2020-08-23
View Details
Hennig, Klaus Peter
Robert Figulski
B: 1930-04-29
D: 2020-08-23
View Details
Figulski, Robert
Phillip Douville
B: 1936-06-24
D: 2020-08-21
View Details
Douville, Phillip
Dorothy Bors
B: 1933-06-24
D: 2020-08-18
View Details
Bors, Dorothy
George Backman
B: 1937-02-15
D: 2020-08-16
View Details
Backman, George
Timothy Pusch
B: 1952-02-13
D: 2020-08-14
View Details
Pusch, Timothy

Search

Use the form above to find your loved one. You can search using the name of your loved one, or any family name for current or past services entrusted to our firm.

Click here to view all obituaries
Search Obituaries
880 Hopmeadow Street
P.O. Box 335
Simsbury, CT 06070
Phone: 860-658-7613
Fax: 860-651-0476
John Hayes

John William Hayes

September 5, 2019
Recommend this to your friends.
Share via:

Sign in to the Family Interactive Login

The Family Interactive feature enhances An Amazing Life. Authorized family members can securely access their loved one's memorial website settings at any time.

Share Book of Memories with a Friend

Please enter the name and email details so that we can send your friend a link to the online tribute. No names or addresses will be collected by using this service.

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

To share your memory on the wall of John Hayes, sign in using one of the following options:

Sign in with Facebook

OR

Sign in with your email address

Your condolence has been posted successfully

Provide comfort for the family by sending flowers or planting a tree in memory of John Hayes

No Thanks

Contact Funeral Home

Please enter your question or comment below:

Email Sent

Your email has been sent.

John's Tribute Fund

  •  Full Name
  •  Initials
  •  Anonymous
By continuing, you agree with the terms and privacy policy.

John's Tribute Fund

There may be a delay while processing. Please do not click the back button or refresh while a payment is processing.
Send Flowers
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist

Obituary

John William Hayes, 63, of West Simsbury, beloved husband of Jennifer (Lottering) Hayes, died Thursday, September 5, 2019 at home surrounded by his family. He was born October 4, 1955 in Cape Town, South Africa, son of the late George Edward and Laura (Tearnan) Hayes. He moved to Connecticut with his family from South Africa 21 years ago and lived in West Hartford for 5 years and in Simsbury for 16 years.

John worked for MassMutual, where he was a Systems Business Analyst. He was an active member at St. Catherine of Siena Church in West Simsbury, where he was a member of the choir.

John loved all sports and played semi-professional soccer for the Marist Soccer Club in Cape Town. John also coached Junior Travel Soccer for West Hartford for many years.

John was a member of the Ed Quigley Memorial Golf League. He was an ultra-marathon runner and also ran many marathons. He was a member of the Durbanville Running Club in South Africa. In addition to running, soccer and golf, John enjoyed singing, deep sea diving and spending time with his family.

John established the John Hayes Fund for H.O.P.E at Hartford Hospital Cancer Center to benefit patients undergoing cancer treatment.

In addition to his loving wife Jenny Hayes of 40 years, John is survived by his three children. His daughters, Wendy Nichols and her partner Jeremy Lee of Ellington and Claire Patrizz and her husband Michael of Coventry; his son, Craig Hayes of Simsbury; his siblings, Donald Hayes and wife June, Hazel Dentener, Joan Sayer and husband Gerry, Bernard Hayes, Laurie Venter and husband Mark and Cheryl Saunders and husband Ian; three grandchildren, Dylan Nichols, Tyler Lee and Tarryn Patrizz and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brothers George, Brian and Richard. His sisters Yvonne and Maureen.

There are no calling hours. Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Friday, September 13th at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 265 Stratton Brook Road in West Simsbury.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to: John Hayes Fund for H.O.P.E. Checks should be payable to Hartford Hospital and mailed to Hartford Hospital, Philanthropy Department, 80 Seymour Street, P.O. Box 5037, Hartford, CT 06102. Donations can be made online using this link: . Please select "Areas of Greatest Need", but then share that the gift is in memory of John Hayes at the bottom of that form.

Please visit John’s “Book of Memories” at www.vincentfuneralhome.com for online tributes.
Read Less

Service Details

  • Service

    September 13, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    September 13, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    St. Catherine of Siena Church
    Address
    265 Stratton Brook Road
    West Simsbury, CT 06092
    Get Directions: View Map | Text | Email
    Officiant
    Fr. Michael Whyte

Condolences

We encourage you to share your most beloved memories of John here, so that the family and other loved ones can always see it. You can upload cherished photographs, or share your favorite stories, and can even comment on those shared by others.

Private Condolence
Flowers
Provide comfort for the family of John William Hayes by sending flowers.
Guaranteed hand delivery by a local florist
FM

Francine L. McGaughey

Posted at 01:33pm
I had the pleasure of working with John at MassMutual prior to my retirement. He was smart and funny, always professional, and always a gentleman. My sincerest sympathies go to his wife and entire family. The world has lost a very fine person.
Loading...

Photos & Videos

Photo Album

Upload up to 10 images at a time, max 8MB each