Catherine M. Hayes

Catherine M. Hayes
Catherine M. (Murphy) Hayes, 78, of Bethlehem, passed away Sunday, February 24, 2013. She was the loving wife of the late Robert T. Hayes, Sr. Born in Ann Arbor, MI, she was the daughter of the late Donald and Rose (Buchanan) Murphy. She was a graduate of the University of Michigan. Catherine was retired from Piece Goods, where she worked for 15 years. She was an active member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church and Cursillo. Survivors: Children, Cathleen Valenty of Saratoga Springs, NY, Anne Warnke of Chesterfield, VA, Robert Jr. of Philadelphia, Michael of Bethlehem, Colleen Kelly OLeary of Washington Twp., PA, Karen Kennedy of Macungie, Donald of South Royalton, VT; 18 grandchildren; one great-grandson; brothers, Donald Murphy of Havertown, Thomas Murphy of Sherwood, OR; sister, Jane Bosace of Winnipeg Manitoba, Canada. Services: A viewing will be held on Thursday, 6 to 8 p.m. in Downing Funeral Home, Inc., 1002 W. Broad St., Bethlehem, 18018. A viewing will be held on Friday, 9:45 to 10:45 a.m. with Mass of Christian Burial to follow at 11 a.m. all in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church, 3219 Santee Rd., Bethlehem, 18017. Burial to follow in Holy Saviour Cemetery. Contributions: In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her memory to the church or Cursillo.

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Published in Morning Call on Feb. 26, 2013