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Harry V. Hayden Jr.

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Harry V. Hayden Jr. Obituary
Harry V. Hayden Jr., 95, formerly of The Ward neighborhood of the North Side of Pittsburgh, died Sunday, Dec. 27, 2015. He was the husband of the late Sadie Hayden (Murray); father of retired Air Force General Michael V. Hayden (Jeanine), (former director of the Central Intelligence Agency and the National Security Agency), Debby Macedonia (Dom), of Steubenville, Ohio, and Harry V. Hayden III (Erica), of West View. Harry was a Staff Sergeant in the Amy during World War II, from which, among other commendations, he received the American Defence Service Medal, the European, African, and Middle East Service Medal with seven bronze stars, The World War II Victory Medal, and certificates from combat campaigns in Algeria-Morocco, Central Europe, Germany, Naples-Foggia, Rome-Arno, Southern France and Tunisia. He was widely known for his ball playing skills, and was an avid golfer until the age of 90. He had two holes-in-one at his favorite golf course, Green Valley, where he was a fixture five days a week. He was retired from Allis-Chalmers, where he worked as a welder for 35 years, and then worked as the weekend night watchman at the Little Sisters of the Poor for many years after that. In addition to his children, Harry is survived by seven grandchildren; his youngest, Tony Macedonia, is currently a Lieutenant and Flight Surgeon in the Navy. Harry is also survived by 17 great-grandchildren.
Visitation from 2 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME INC., 806 Perry Highway, Ross Township. A Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 a.m. Wednesday in St. Peter's Church on the North Side.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor, 1028 Benton Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15212.
Published in Pittsburgh Tribune Review from Dec. 28 to Dec. 30, 2015
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