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Pearl B. Hay

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Pearl B. Hay, 100, of Connersville, passed away Tuesday morning, October 8, 2013, at Heritage House Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, surrounded by her loved ones.

One of ten children, she was born February 17, 1913 in Derby, Indiana, the daughter of John and Claudia Badger Phelps. She moved to Fayette County with her family as a child.

In 1932, she was married in Liberty, Indiana to Robert John Hay and they lived in Connersville ever since. Mr. Hay died March 8, 1974.

She was a member of St. Gabriel Church, St. Anne Altar Society, Legion of Mary, was an Eucharistic Minister to the Homebound, had served as a den mother for the Boy Scouts and was also active in the PTA.

In her own words, her occupation was evangelism, her employer was God, she worked for Him always and never retired. She loved and was loved by everyone and enjoyed cooking for friends and the whole community. Her passion was caring for and visiting her elderly friends & shut-ins.

Survivors include three children, Jim Hay and his wife Barbara of Yuba City, California, Stephen Hay and his wife Freda of Richmond, Indiana and Regina Brown and her husband Jack of Connersville, eighteen grandchildren, thirty- seven great-grandchildren, fourteen great- great-grandchildren, two sisters, Lena Britton and Geneva Redwine, both of Madison, Indiana, and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides her beloved husband, she was preceded in death by a son, Jackie Edwin Hay and his wife Ernestine Lillian, two sisters and five brothers.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated by Rev. Stanley J. Herber at 10 AM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Miller, Moster, Robbins Funeral Home, where friends may call from 4 until 7 PM Friday and the Rosary will be recited at 3:30 PM the same day. Burial will be in Dale Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Fayette County .

All interested may visit anytime online at millermosterrobbins.com

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Published in Appeal Democrat on Oct. 11, 2013
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