On July 1, 2020, Marilyn R. Hayes, loving wife, mother, and grandmother, passed away surrounded by family at the age of 81.
Marilyn was born on December 9, 1938 in Boston, MA. In 1959 she married Donald F. Hayes and had a loving relationship until his death in 1993. They raised their three children in Needham where she resided for most of her life until she later moved to Norwood. Marilyn was dedicated to her work and was praised for all she accomplished. She was an administrator assistant at Filenes in Boston and before retiring she was an administrator assistant at Dana Farber in Boston.
Marilyn was a dedicated Boston sports fan and could often be found cheering on the Patriots and Celtics. She also had a passion for the beach and spent most of her summers at her beach house in Salisbury, MA. She was a devoted Catholic and would spend her Sunday’s at mass and various church events. She also had a great love for her granddaughter and could be found at work, the mall, or the beach with her. She would interact with everyone and create many friendships. She was truly the definition of a strong independent woman.
She is survived by her children Maureen Czarnowski husband Mike of Plainville, Donald Hayes wife Christine of Millis, Matthew Hayes of Norwood, and her granddaughter Nicole Czarnowski.
Visitation will be held in the Eaton Funeral Home, 1351 Highland Ave, Needham, on Tuesday morning July 7th 10 to 11am, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Joseph Church at 11am. Proper COVID-19 guidelines will be in effect including proper social distancing and all attendees must wear a mask. Interment will take place at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Needham. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Marilyn’s name to the Alzheimer’s Association on their website https://www.alz.org/.
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