Kathleen J. Hayes
Kathleen J. Hayes, age 78, a resident of Tucson, AZ, formerly of Quincy, died on Friday, August 7, 2020 in Tucson, AZ. Kathleen was born on March 24, 1942 in Quincy, the daughter of Reeves "Joe" and Barbara (Sheehan) LeMatty. She married Terry L. Hayes on April 16, 1966 in St. Mary's Catholic Church, Quincy.
She was a 1960 graduate of Quincy Senior High School. Most recently she was employed as a secretary for 15 or more years with Blessing Hospital, before retiring in 2011.
Kathleen was sure to have someone's favorite food for Thanksgiving and Christmas on the menu, most notably her noodles and cinnamon jumble cookies. She enjoyed dancing, reading, sewing and cooking. During her time in Tucson, Kathleen was active with SAAVI Services for the Blind which helped her maintain independence, socialize with others and become a resource for new participants.
She is survived by her daughters: Nancy (Mike) Walton and Andrea (Ryan) DiAsio; two grandchildren: Ian and Eddie DiAsio; sisters: Carol Bickers and and family and Debra "Debbie" (Mike) Osterman and family; one sister-in-law, Karen Griggs and family.
Kathleen was preceded in death by her husband, Terry Lee Hayes, her parents, Reeves "Joe" and Barbara LeMatty, father and mother-in-law, Richard "Mickey and Emma "Larry" Hayes and three brothers -in-law, Thomas Hayes, Larry Bickers and Lannie Griggs.
Funeral services will be held on Monday, August 17, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. in the Duker & Haugh Funeral Home. Interment in Quincy Memorial Park. Visitation will be held on Monday at 12:00 noon until time of the services. Memorials may be made to SAAVI Services for the Blind, 4002 E. Grant Road, Tucson, AZ 85712, 520-829-7376, www.saavi.us. The Duker & Haugh Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.