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Margaret J. Hayes

Margaret J. Hayes (nee Campagna), 89, of Elyria, passed away at her home on Tuesday, September 4, 2018. Margaret was born January 9, 1929 in Avon and made her home in Elyria for most of her life.

A member of St. Jude Catholic Church, she was a homemaker who enjoyed cooking and baking, tending to her vegetable garden, working word puzzles and especially spending time with her family.

Surviving her are two daughters, Starlene Hayes and Jean (Randy) Smith, both of Elyria; two granddaughters, Megan (Dan) Flanagan of Tipp City and Jamie (Sean) Darling of Avon; three great-grandchildren, Alison, Ryan and Jack; and two sisters, Frances Sanchez of La Habra, California and Annette Jezewski of Elyria.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 67 years, John in 2016; a son John Hayes, Jr. in 2017; parents, Michael and Antonia (nee Arrigo) Campagna and six sisters, Mary, Josephine, Pauline, Rosie, Anne and Lena.

A graveside service will be held at St. Mary Cemetery on Friday, September 7, 2018 at 10 A.M. with The Reverend Father Frank P. Kosem, Pastor of St. Jude Church, officiating.

The family would like to express their appreciation to New Life Hospice for the care extended to their mother.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Reichlin Roberts Funeral Home, 327 Cleveland Street, Elyria, Ohio.

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