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Harold J. "Babe" Hayes

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To all of Babe's beautiful family, we are truly sorry for your loss. God bless you all xx

Posted by: Stephen & Peg Hayes - Carver, MA - Family   Apr 25, 2020

Dear Pat, Carol , Denise and Jeanne ,Babes struggle is over . May he Rest In Peace with Billy . His legacy of his family lives on . With love and condolences , Ginny & Gary

Posted by: Ginny MacDonald - Worcester, MA - Friend   Apr 25, 2020

Our condolences to Pat and all of Babe's family.

Semper fidelis,

Butch & Jean McLean
The Pars...Naples Fl.

Posted by: A friend   Apr 25, 2020

I have fond memories of sitting in the circle at Towne Estates in Melrose with Babe, Pat, Mary and my husband and I. Babe loved to talk about the military with my husband as both had served our country. Our deepest condolences to your family at this difficult time.

Posted by: Kathy and Chuck Childress - Peabody, MA - Neighbor   Apr 25, 2020

So sorry for your loss, Babe was such great guy.My mother and father loved him.I used to like watching him take all the kids out fishing on Creasant lake,what a great father ,grandfather may he rest in peace.

Posted by: Bob ONeil - Burlington, MA - Family   Apr 24, 2020

I met Babe when I started Dating Carol in 1977. In 43 years of knowing Babe and being his son-in-law I have never met a kinder man. He was a gentleman and a gentle man. No one cared for his family more Babe. What an example he has set for us in his quiet way. I am blessed to be part of HIS family
Rest in Peace Babe

John O'Brien

Posted by: John O'Brien - Malden, MA - Family   Apr 24, 2020

I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Hayes passing. So many wonderful memories of him. He always had a smile and was the best neighbor I could hope for. It was a sad day when they moved. An even sadder day today. I can only imagine your pain. Your family are all in my prayers.

Posted by: DAWNA KORETSKY SHARPE - PORT ST LUCIE, FL - Neighbor   Apr 24, 2020

Sincere sympathy to Jeanne Jimmy and all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Rest in Peace.

Posted by: Bernadette McNally - Stoneham, MA - Friend   Apr 24, 2020

Words are inadequate to express our feelings and live of Babe. He was our role model: a loving husband and father, a devoted grandfather, a true friend. Always there to help and guide. He will always live on in all of our hearts and our good deeds

Posted by: Nancy and Mark Gilbert    Apr 24, 2020

Babe was a classy gentleman and a good man. Always pleasant to be around. Family meant everything to him and he was the ultimate role model.
Steve and Diane O'Neil

Posted by: Steve O'Neil - Falmouth, MA - Family   Apr 24, 2020