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Jan A. Hayes

August 17th, 1942 – May 5th, 2016

Jan Ann Hayes, 73, of Rushville, formerly of Vermont, passed away at 12:38 pm on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at her home. She was born on August 17, 1942 in Macomb, the daughter of Henry and Barbara (Kost) Hayes.

Survivors include her significant other, Wayne Grafton of Green Valley, AZ, brother, Tom (and Sue) Hayes of Ipava, God-daughter, Miranda Donna Taylor, 2 nephews, Josh (and Aaron) Hayes and Weston (and Elaine) Hayes, 2 great-nieces, Morgan and Alexa Hayes and her 2 Dogs, Daisey Mae and Rascal.

Jan was a caregiver. She liked to swim, travel on motorcycles, collecting precious memories and taking care or her dogs.

Services will be held at 2 pm on Tuesday, May 10, 2016 at Shawgo Memorial Home in Astoria. Carl Higgins will be officiating. A visitation will take place 1 hour prior to the service on Tuesday. Interment will be in the Vermont Cemetery in Vermont. Memorials may be made to the donor’s choice.


May 6th, 2016

Love you my friend, go be in peace with your folks. Tell Our Dad I said Hi and your Mom too!! I love you so much girlfriend. I miss you already. My heart is breaking,my tears keep flowing. I know YOU fought a hard battle with cancer. I know you are in no more pain, go spread your wings and fly girlfriend, fly to heaven.Love you always and forever

May 6th, 2016

So very sorry for your loss, Jan was a wonderful lady. Sharon Stracker

May 7th, 2016

So very sorry to read this. Jan never knew a stranger; always so nice to me. My heartfelt sympathy, Debbie Douglas Young

May 7th, 2016

so sorry for your loss. our sincere sympathy to the family. she was a special lady.

May 9th, 2016

So sorry to hear of Jan's passing. She was always so kind, always asked about my dogs, and always had a soft spot for them. My deepest sympathies. Connie Morrow

May 10th, 2016

Very sorry to hear about Jan. She was a wonderful person, and our roots go way back. Sincere sympathy to all her loved ones. Cheryl (Cox) Matteson

May 10th, 2016

Our sympathy in the loss of Jan. She was a very caring person and will be missed. Terry & Lois Bigham

May 31st, 2016

May the love of your family comfort you in the days ahead. Please remember to have full confidence that Jesus, the resurrection and the life, will act on his promise to bring back all those in the memorial tombs. John 5:28, 29. My condolences.

July 31st, 2016

I know this is late but couldn't let Jan's passing go without a word..she was one of the sweetest person I know..she will be missed