Barbara E. Hayes of Hyde Park departed this life on January 10, 2019. Barbara was born on September 9, 1936 in Peekskill NY and was the daughter of the late Maynard E. and Edith Horton Jaycox.
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Barbara married the love of her life, Deacon James R. Hayes, on May 4, 1957. James survives at home. Their love and devotion to each other is unmatched. He was a devoted caregiver to her throughout her courageous battle against HHT.
Barbara was a devoted Catholic, a tremendous Yankee fan, and she loved gardening and flowers. More than anything she loved spending time with her family. One of her favorite times was her pinochle nights with her grandchildren. She loved visiting Cape Cod and instilled the love of the Cape into her family.
In addition to her beloved husband, Barbara is survived by her children. Sharon A. Hayes and her partner Raj Sirohi of Poughkeepsie, Felicia Ritters of Hyde Park, Colleen Berrian and her husband Robert of Hyde Park, Jaime Vincent and her husband Steven of Dover Plains, James P. Hayes of Hyde Park, daughter-in-law Lisa Hayes, and Jennifer Mund and her husband Paul of Rhinebeck.
Barbara is also survived by her grandchildren which brought her so much joy. Steven and fiance Amanda, William and his wife Danielle, Elyssa, Christopher and his wife Jacqueline, Alyse and partner Matt, Matthew and his wife Briana, Allison and her husband Ryan, Corey, Devin and his wife Emily, Megan and fiance Jake, Marisa, and Kaycee. She also found much joy in her great grandchildren Audrey, Breanna, Connor, Abe, Robert, Noah, and Amelia.
Additionally, Barbara is survived by her sister Beverly Cerniglia of Wappingers and sister Arlene Murphy and her husband Mickey of Connecticut, sister-in-law Elizabeth Jaycox of Florida, her lifelong friend Judith Crispell and her husband Niles, her Aunt Helen Phillips of Idaho, sister-in-law Margaret Hayes of Virginia, brother-in law Jerry Hayes and wife Mary of NY, and brother-in-law Jack Hayes of Arizona and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her brother Maynard Jaycox and sister Pamela Renner.
Calling hours will be held on Wednesday, January 16, 2019 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at the Wm. G. Miller & Son Funeral Home, Inc., 371 Hooker Avenue, Poughkeepsie, NY 12603. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 10:00am at Regina Coeli Church in Hyde Park, NY. Inurnment will follow in St. Peter's Cemetery, Poughkeepsie, NY. If you wish to send an online condolence please visit our website at www.wmgmillerfuneralhome.com