Thomas Hayes

Obituary of Thomas B. Hayes

Thomas B. Hayes, of Syracuse, died on Tuesday. He worked for the Bell System for 30 years retiring from NYNEX and had also been an instructor at BOCES. While at NYNEX he was active in the Pioneers and played in the Industrial Sport Leagues. He was also an advisor and fund raiser for Junior Achievement. Tom was a race car enthusiast and served as a Crew Chief, helped to build cars and, was a member of U.S.A.C. He was an amateur radio operator and was a founding member of the local chapter. Tom made his own Transmitters and Receivers. Tom was a member of the Knights of Columbus, ST. Joseph’s Council. He served in the US Army during the Korean War. He was a member of the Eastwood American Legion Post, and served as commander, trustee, club manager and executive committee. He was pre-deceased by his parents Bernard and Eleanor McDonald Hayes. He is survived by his wife Patricia L. (Spadafore); children: Mary Jo (Paul) Lautier, Thomas B. II (Mary), Bernard T. (Annette), Michael (Frances), Laurie Brush, Stephen C. (Michele); brother Robert Hayes; 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren. The funeral mass will be held in Blessed Sacrament Church on Friday, October 16 at 10:30 with burial in ST. Mary’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be held for one hour before the mass in the church.
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Friday
16
October

Visitation

9:30 am - 10:30 am
Friday, October 16, 2020
Blessed Sacrament Church
3127 James Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
Friday
16
October

Funeral Mass

10:30 am
Friday, October 16, 2020
at Blessed Sacrament Church
3127 James Street
Syracuse, New York, United States
Friday
16
October

Interment

12:00 pm
Friday, October 16, 2020
Saint Mary's Cemetery
4100 East Genesee Street
Dewitt, New York, United States
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