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Harold J. "Babe" Hayes

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You are a man that I admired, the way you loved, provided and protected your family. You served your Country in it's time of need.

I can never thank you enough for opening your home to me . I will be forever indebted to you, Pat and your family for all of your kindness.
Rest in eternal peace , you earned it .

Posted by: friend    Jun 10, 2022

Pat,Carol, Jeanne,Denise,
We were so sorry to hear of the passing of Babe. He was such a kind, caring, gentle and loving man. So many wonderful memories of seeing him on Highland Ave. and on so many Wolfeboro vacations. A favorite memory for Steve and I ... when our girls were babies..he came out of his motel unit and over to our place and offered to wheel the baby carriage to get our baby (Kathleen) to sleep ,
so we could take a break. He was always so thoughtful!
Babe..may you rest in will be missed by so many.

Posted by: Gina Farrell    May 02, 2020

To Jeannie, Jimmy, Carol, John, Denise, Mark, wife Patricia and the rest of your family. What a wonderful tribute to your fathers life. Such great memories you all had together. Our sincere condolences. Love Brenda and Spencer.

Posted by: Brenda Mayers Walsh - Beverly, MA - Friend   May 01, 2020

My condolences go out to Jeanie , carol , John , and all of his family and friends . This was a beautiful tribute of pictures that you shared . What a great way to get a view into his life . May he Rest In the sweetest peace and his family find comfort . He will be greatly missed by his VA family

Posted by: Sara Iacono - Bedford, MA - Friend   Apr 27, 2020

Babe was a great person and a good neighbor,he will be missed by us all for heart goes out to all his family.semper fi may he rest in peace

Posted by: paul sheehan - naples, FL - Neighbor   Apr 27, 2020

Jeanne & Carol,
So sorry we lost our Dad. We were so lucky to have such a great Man as our Dad ❤
The unconditional love, support, kindness he gave to us. Lives on in us. Especially his Strength. I see in it both of you ❤
Thank you so much for being there.
Jeannie Thank you for the comfort you gave to us knowing Dad was receiving the best care. You are Amazing ! I can never even put into words.
I will see you both soon

Posted by: Denise Fitzgerald - Naples, FL - Daughter   Apr 27, 2020

pat and babe were a great couple, glad their lives together
were so fulfilling...I am sure many friends will be missing him daily

Posted by: veronica brown - billerica, MA - Family Friend   Apr 26, 2020

To your entire family, Your family was the greatest neighbors that anyone could ever have, Babe was the epitome of a gentleman and every member of his family was a recipient of that gene. I am so sorry.

Posted by: Paul Herbert - Malden, MA   Apr 25, 2020

RIP Babe, condolences to Carol and the entire Hayes family. - Paul & Chris DiPietro

Posted by: A friend   Apr 25, 2020

Carol, our sincerest sympathies to you and your family. Babe was such a nice person a d that's a great legacy to leave.
Prayers and sympathies.
Love, Butch and Carol

Posted by: Burch and Carol Sasso - Methuen, MA - Friend   Apr 25, 2020