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Marlene J. Hayden, 88

ADAMS, Mass. —  

Mrs. Marlene Joyce (Vokey) Hayden, 88, of Adams, died on Monday, January 3, 2022, at her home.

She was born in Adams on August 12, 1933, daughter of the late Nathaniel and Mildred (Zoltek) Vokey. She attended schools In Adams and graduated from the former Adams High School.

Mrs. Hayden last worked for the former Filenes Department Store in the Berkshire Mall before retiring. Earlier she had worked for the former Schiff Clothing Store in Adams and in the cafeteria for the Adams Cheshire Regional School District.

She was a communicant of the Parish of St. John Paul II, Adams, and the former St. Thomas Aquinas Church, where she taught CCD. She had also been a volunteer at Plunkett Elementary School and a Hospice volunteer.

Her husband, Ronald M. Hayden, whom she married on October 9, 1954, died on February 28, 1994.

She is survived by three sons, Dr. Ronald Hayden, M.D. and his wife Nancy of Williamstown, Daniel Hayden and his wife Annette of Copenhagen, Denmark and Keith Hayden and his wife Debra of Savoy; two daughters, Karen Hayden and her husband Kevin Fox of Buckland and Paula Hayden and her wife Rachel Shelton of Loveland, OH; nine grandchildren and three great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held on Friday, January 7th at 11:00 A.M. in the PACIOREK FUNERAL HOME, 13 Hoosac St., Adams.

Burial will follow in Bellevue Cemetery, Adams.

Calling hours are Thursday from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. at the funeral home. Face coverings will be required for anyone attending the calling hours and funeral service.

Memorial donations may be made to the Adams Ambulance Service, 185 Columbia St., Adams, MA 01220 or to Hospice Care in the Berkshires, 877 South St., Pittsfield, MA 01201.

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To the family of Mrs. Hayden, I would like to extend my sincerest of condolences for the loss of your mother.
from: Scott Roy on: 01-07-2022

Dear Ron, Nancy and family. Our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your mother. Thinking of you all!

from: The Narey Familyon: 01-07-2022

To the entire Hayden family, you have my sincere condolences.
from: Tom Molloyon: 01-06-2022

Keith and Deb i'm so sorry for your loss. My sympathies to you both and all the family,, may she be at peace in the arms of Our Lord ! Keep good memories close .
from: Geri Brassardon: 01-06-2022

Erin, Karen and family. So very sorry to hear this news. Love and prayers
from: Dina Poplaskion: 01-05-2022

So sorry for the loss of your mom and grandmother. She was a wonderful woman who did so much for so many. She will certainly be missed dearly.
from: Rick and Stacey Gurneyon: 01-05-2022

I am very sorry for your loss.
from: Jennie Pierceon: 01-05-2022

I remember Mrs. Hayden as such a wonderful person. My heart felt sympathy to all of you.
from: Liz Yates Celentanoon: 01-05-2022

I worked with Marlene for many years at Plunkett. She was the sweetest lady you ever met. My condolences to her family.
from: Karen Koehleron: 01-05-2022

Keith and family, So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. My the fond memories remain forever strong in all your hearts!!
from: Gary Blanchetteon: 01-05-2022

Ron and family, We are so sorry to learn of your motherís passing. As time passes, your sorrow will be filled with great memories. Lean on your family and friends during this difficult time. May she Rest In Peace.
Donna, Lou Ann, Max and Kari
from: Donna Racetteon: 01-05-2022

Keith and family sorry for your loss.
from: Pete Barrowon: 01-05-2022

Sincere sympathy to you at this difficult time. It was a pleasure working with your Mom at Schiff Clothing. She was a genuinely wonderful lady!
from: Bette Dziergaon: 01-05-2022

Keith, Deb and family, Condolences on your loss.
from: Jim & Lisa Laheyon: 01-05-2022

Hayden family. We were sorry to hear of your moms passing. A great lady who will surely be missed. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you cherish the memories.
from: Dave and Kelly Blanchette on: 01-05-2022

Keith, Deb & Family,
Sending our deepest condolences on the loss of your mom. May you find peace and comfort in the many memories of her.

Erica & Jeff
from: Erica (Dami) Pecoron: 01-04-2022

Karen, my sincere sympathy to you and your family. May good memories help you at this time.
from: Donna Bernardi Briggson: 01-04-2022

Keith, Debbie and family, We are so sorry for your loss.
from: Travas and Tammy McCarthyon: 01-04-2022

To Keith and the rest of your family - so sorry to hear of the loss of your Mom - Let her join your Dad in Peace and Happiness
from: Dave & Diane Krzeminskion: 01-04-2022

Keith, Deb and family,
Sending my sincere sympathies for your loss. Marlene was a beautiful and gentle woman. Always ready with a smile. She will be missed.
from: Jean Riceon: 01-04-2022

So sorry Kieth and family. Our prayers and condolences to all. God bless and console this family in their time of sorrow.
from: Patrick, Connie Gray , familyon: 01-04-2022