Diane Z. Hayes, 71, of St. Marys, passed away Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the Senior Care Center in St. Marys.
Born August 30, 1943 in Camillus, NY., she was the daughter of the late Frank and Josephine B. Grant. She was also preceded in death by her husband, Edwin John Hayes, Jr.
Mrs. Hayes had been a resident of Camden County for the past 11 years. She was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church in St. Marys, and was instrumental in founding the Open Arms Cancer support group. She enjoyed shopping, visiting with her friends and loved her little dog, Willy.
Survivors include a brother, Wayne Grant of Syracuse, NY and several nieces and nephews, and her loving and supportive friends.
A Funeral Mass will be held on Friday, May 1, 2015 at 11 am, at Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church with Fr. Mariusz Fuks officiating. A private burial will be held at the Jacksonville National Cemetery.
Allison Memorial Chapel and Funeral Home of St. Marys is in charge of arrangements.