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Obituary of John F. Hayes

Name of Deceased John F. Hayes
Date of Death 07/21/2013
Date of Birth
Funeral Home Koch Funeral Home

John F. Hayes died at home on July 21, 2013 in State College. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Born in Philadelphia, son of Leo V. Hayes and Kathryn (Ryan) Hayes. He was a graduate of Brockway High School and Penn State University. He served in the Navy from 1955-1967.

In 1966, he married Barbara “Bobbie” Dunn. Together they raised three children: Michelle Aber and her husband, Jeffrey, of Bear, DE; John D. Hayes and his wife, Catherine, of Washington D.C.; Daniel Hayes and his wife, Birgitta, of Baton Rouge, LA. He took great joy in his four grandchildren: Rachel and Rebecca Aber and Jamie and Peter Hayes. John is survived by one brother, Leo V. (Cappy) Hayes and his wife, Gingie.

He was president of Delaware Custom Material. Hunting, sailing, fly-fishing and reading were his favorite pastimes.

Friends will be received from 2-4p.m., Saturday, August 17, 2013 at Koch Funeral Home, 2401 S. Atherton St., State College.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Catherine Hayes Nelson Trust Scholarship, c/o Clyde, Ferrard & Co. LLP, 75 Larson Dr., Dubois, PA 15801.

Arrangements are under the care of Koch Funeral Home, State College. Online condolences and signing of the guest book may be entered at