Ann Ciravola Hayes
entered the presence of her Savior on September 13th.
Ann was 89 years old, having resided in Stayton Oregon
since 2000 and passed away peacefully in her home.
Ann was born on December 20, 1920 in Trapani Italy and
became a US citizen on January 18, 1949.
Ann was married to Bobby Hayes in 1949.
Later in her life after her first husbandís passing she
married Guy Vinson in 1986 whom she also outlived.
Ann is survived by her five children, Terry (Dan) Humphreys,
Gary (Cathy) Hayes, Kenneth (Silvia) Hayes, James (Melody) Hayes
and Michael Hayes. She
leaves ten grand children and ten great grand children; and 2
great -great grandchildren.
Ann served honorably in
the United States Army as postal clerk and worked as a waitress
for many years. She
was very active in the Ladies Auxiliary VFW, Post 3594 in
Reedsport Oregon, Eastern Star in Stayton, Oregon and the Red
Hatters Association. Ann
was an avid reader, crossword solver and traveled extensively.
Ann was a beloved wife,
mother and friend. Her
joyful spirit and undefeatable optimism was a great encouragement
to all who met her. Her
childhood years were difficult yet through all her trials she
formed a beautiful attitude of perseverance and determination.
When her health problems increased so did her strength and
courage. She remained
independent almost to the end and showed great determination.
Ann was blessed with a strong heart and clear mind
throughout her life.
Ann (Mom) will be sorely
missed by all those who knew and loved her.
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