Jeanette Beattie Hayes(1940 - 2012)

Jeanette Beattie Hayes, 72, passed away surrounded by family December 28, 2012 at home. She was born March 16, 1940 in Montrose, Scotland daughter of Betsy Nicol and Frederick Low. On February 28, 1962 she was united in marriage to Robert Corbin Hayes, Jr. in Montrose.

In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her son, Peter Hayes in 1992 and her brother, Bert Low.

Surviving is her husband, Robert C.Hayes, Jr.; children, Susan (Darren) Dias, Robert (Brenda) Hayes, Gary Hayes, Paul Hayes, Angela (Robert) Tagliabue, and Bryan Hayes; 16 grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; siblings, Jack (Alice) Low, Arthur Low and William (Margaret) Low; nieces and nephews.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 AM on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 720 12th Street, Clermont, FL celebrated by Very Reverend Robert E. Webster. Burial will follow in Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, FL.

The family encourages memorial contributions to St. Jude's or Operation SMILE.

Becker Family Funeral Home, 806 W. Minneola Ave., Clermont, FL 34711. Telephone 352-394-7121. Guestbook at

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806 W. MINNEOLA AVE. P.O. Box 120864 Clermont, FL 34711
(352) 394-7121

Published in FLORIDA TODAY on Jan. 3, 2013