Patrick Hayes, 88

Patrick Hayes, 88, of Batavia Township, died March 25.

He was a life long member of the Catholic order of Foresters and served as chief ranger and officer.

Hayes is survived by his wife Rosemary of 68 years, children Patrick (Karen) Hayes, Susan (Mark) Rummler, Barbara (Bill) Knight, Donna (Gary) Hetzel and Annette (Ian) Bishton, grandchildren Jessica, Sara, Patrick, Mark, Marcie, Stephanie, Melissa, Sam, Jeremy, Shelley, Trina and eight great-grandchildren, siblings Theresa, Catherine and Norman.

He was preceded in death by his siblings Margaret, Danny and Johnny.

Visitation 9-10 a.m. March 28 at E.C. Nurre Funeral Home in Amelia. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Philomena Church 11 a.m. March 28. Memorials to the church.