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Gwendolyn Walters-Hayes

August 4, 1913 August 11, 2009
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Gwendolyn F. Walters Hayes, age 96 of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, formerly of Hindsboro, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at Brandywine Hospital in Coatesville, Pennsylvania. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM Monday at Standard Funeral Home in Oakland. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the services at the funeral home. Interment will be in Van Voorhis Cemetery north of Hindsboro. Gwendolyn was born August 4, 1913 in Sargent Township, Illinois, the daughter of William and Martha Trowbridge Hammer. Gwen graduated from Hindsboro Community High School and the University of Illinois, where she received a Master’s Degree in Home Economics. She taught Home Economics in Windsor, IL until 1955 and had also trained student teachers from Millikin University in Decatur and Eastern Illinois University in Charleston. She was a member of Avion Travel Club, the Hindsboro Christian Church, the Bethany Circle and Delta Kappa Gamma Sorority. She married William Walters on June 19, 1955. He preceded her in death on August 7, 1983. She then married J.C. “Bud” Hayes in 1993. He preceded her in death in 2004. During the summer months she lived in Hindsboro, and she wintered in N. Fort Myers, Florida. In 2002, she and her husband, J. C. Hayes, settled at Heatherwood Retirement Community in Honeybrook, PA where she lived until her death. Gwen is survived by sisters-in-law, Helen Walters Tolliver of Morton, IL and Bina Jo Walters of St. Louis, MO; several nieces and nephews and her step-children: Marnie Hershey and her husband Fred of Coatsville and Jay Hayes and his wife Nancy of Coatsville; four stepgrandchildren; 12 great stepgrandchildren and three great-great step grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husbands and a brother Fred Hammer. Memorials may be directed to the Hindsboro Christian Church.
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11:00 AM 8/17/2009 11:00:00 AM
Standard Funeral Home

215 E. Main Street
Oakland, IL 61943

Standard Funeral Home
215 E. Main Street Oakland 61943 IL
United States

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