Edward “Ed” T. Hayes was a loving husband, father, grandfather, and friend. He left this world on February 17th, 2021 at age 85.
He was born as an only child to Edward J. and Pauline Hayes. Ed attended the University of Pittsburgh and was a member of the Delta Sigma Phi fraternity, as well as participated in ROTC. Post graduation, he continued his military commitment in the Army Reserve. After leaving the reserves, Ed had a fulfilling engineering career spanning over 40 years that took him around the globe.
Ed met and married the love of his life, Eleanor, with whom he recently celebrated their 60th wedding anniversary. Together they have five children, Mary Pat Shanahan (Tom), Karen Lala (Charlie), Eddie Hayes (Michelle), Janet Kress (John), Joanne Rooney (Bryan) and twelve grandchildren, Dylan, Ryan, and Haley Shanahan, Nick, Devon, and CJ Lala, Sophia Hayes, Zachary, Abigail and Madelyn Kress, Hayes and Nolan Rooney.
The simple pleasures in life brought great joy to Ed. He loved a lively evening playing cards with family or an active day on the golf course. He was passionate about his role as the President of the St. Catherine St. Vincent de Paul, which he held for many years.
No Visitation, Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Monday February 22nd at St. Catherine of Sweden Church, Wildwood Rd, Allison Park at 1pm. EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT CHURCH.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Lewy Body Dementia Association, North Hills Arden Court, or Hope Hospice.
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