Genevieve D. Hayes
Genevieve D. Hayes, 91, formerly of Rand Hill Road, passed away, Jan. 27, 2020, at Meadowbrook Healthcare.
She was born in Riverview, N.Y., on Nov. 18, 1928, the daughter of John and Florence (Collins) Corrow.
Genevieve married Malcolm W. Hayes on June 3, 1950, in Morrisonville. Malcolm passed away on May 31, 1980.
She worked as a machinist at the Aranac Ribbon Mill in Plattsburgh and then went to work at the Clinton County Jail as a Matron where she retired following many years of service. Genevieve continued to provide daycare to many children, and was proud to be a foster parent.
She was a member of the American Legion Post 20 and VFW Post 125 in Plattsburgh.
Survivors include her four children, Bill Hayes and his wife Susan, Terry Hayes and his wife Linda, Starr Baker and her husband Dennis, and Lynn Hayes and his companion Kim Brewer; foster daughter, Michelle Hetifield and her husband John; brother, Doug Corrow and his wife Julie; grandchildren, Jennifer, Brandon, Jamie, Brittney, Jared, Brett, and Caleigh; 11 great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
Genevieve was predeceased by her husband; one son, Jerry Hayes; and four siblings, Gloria, John, Bernard, and Clayton.
Calling hours will be held on Thursday, Jan. 30, 2020, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the R.W. Walker Funeral Home in Plattsburgh.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated on Friday at 11 a.m. in St. Alexander's Church in Morrisonville.
Burial will be the parish cemetery in the spring.
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Arrangements have been entrusted to the R.W. Walker Funeral Home, 69 Court Street, Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Published on January 27, 2020


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Jennifer Stanton trombley
Jan 30, 2020
I am so sad to hear the loss of Gen. She was such a big part of my life and Jordan's. She was like a Grandmother to Jordan. I could always count on her day or night if I needed her to watch Jordan. There sure is a place for her in heaven!
Beverley and Gerald Ducatte
Jan 30, 2020
Starr we are so sorry for the loss of your mother. She was always caring to me and my family when we were growing up. Really nice lady! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family
Mark, Mary Ann, Kristin and Caleigh
Jan 29, 2020
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Tina and Tom Oddi and family
Jan 29, 2020
Bill and family so sorry for your loss, may she rest in peace.
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Jan 29, 2020
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Mr and Mrs Peter Tripi
Jan 29, 2020
So Sorry for your loss she will be missed
John Corrow and Tammy
Jan 28, 2020
She will be missed . for years our our mom and dad and kids went to see them for christmas we all had fun for years God bless you say hello to everyone for me till we meet agane love you
Love Always your friends, Swain, Toni & kids
Jan 28, 2020
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Sandra and Chris Robinson
Jan 28, 2020
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Brenda, Garrand,Burl
Jan 28, 2020
My deepest condolences to my life long sweet friend Starr and her family. Your heart may ache forever and that's proof she was so special ♥️ love you Starr!!
Gary and Amy Fessette
Jan 27, 2020
Terry, Linda and family: Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your loved one. May memories of happier times bring you peace and comfort as you grieve your loss. With love, Gary and Amy