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Carolyn Hayes Obituary

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Carolyn Hayes

Peoria, IL

December 18, 1924 - July 1, 2009

Carolyn Hayes Obituary

Carolyn L. Hayes, 84, of Peoria, passed away at 7:35 p.m. on Wednesday, July 1, 2009, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria. Carolyn was born inLincoln on December 18, 1924, a daughter of Thomas A. and Ruth A. (Barry) Barry. She married Daniel W. Hayes in Peoria in 1960. He preceded her in death on July 19, 1972. Her eldest son, Barry Chase, also preceded her in death. She was formerly married to Cleo Alan Chase. She is survived by her sons, Brian (Heather) Chase of Peoria, Bernard Chase, Sr. of Spring Bay and Bennett (Susan) Hayes of Brimfield; daughter-in-law, Karen Chase of Peoria; eight grandchildren; six great grand children; cousin, Ronnie Engel of Springfield; and companion, Cliff Roehm of Peoria. Carolyn graduated from Woodruff High School in Peoria and formerly attended the Cathedral of St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception in Peoria. She was the former owner and operator, from 1974 to 1979, of the Zodiac Lounge in Peoria. She was formerly employed at Caterpillar, Standard Oil and as an Avon representative. She enjoyed sewing, making ceramics, playing cards and watching the Chicago Cubs. Carolyn loved the holidays and spending time with all of her family and friends. She especially adored her boys, her St. Sharbel family and Cliff. Her funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, July 7, 2009, at St. Sharbel Catholic Church in Peoria, with Fr. Faouzi Elia as celebrant. Visitation will be one hour prior to the Mass at St. Sharbel. Interment will be at Parkview Cemetery in Peoria. Memorial contributions may be made in Carolyn's memory to the St. Sharbel Phase II Saints and Sinners. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Clary Funeral Home in Peoria. To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Carolyn Hayes, please visit our floral store.

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