HAYDEN, Virginia Day 93, of West Newton and Dennis MA, passed away peacefully on January 31, 2015. She was the beloved wife of the late Dr. Thomas S. Hayden, and daughter of the late Clifford and Dorothy Day of Worcester, MA. Virginia was a loyal graduate of Bates College, class of 1942, and served as an Alumni Trustee. A trained social worker, Virginia devoted herself to her large family and her community. In later years she worked for Second Church in Newton as Parish Visitor. She leaves a son, Thomas D. Hayden and wife Patricia Mahon of Winchester MA, and four daughters: Suzanne Hayden and husband Fritz Farrington, Carolyn Hayden and partner Ted Hodgen, all of Shutesbury MA, Janet H. Jagger and husband Warren Jagger of Providence RI, and Cynthia H. Nyquist and husband Gordon Nyquist of Beverly Hills, MI. She was predeceased by her son Donald S. Hayden. She also leaves 11 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. A memorial celebration of her life will be held at Second Church in Newton on Saturday, February 14 at 2:30 pm.
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Published by Boston Globe from Feb. 2 to Feb. 8, 2015.