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Obituary for Richard "Dick" Hayes

Richard "Dick"  Hayes
Richard (Dick) Hayes passed peacefully on Friday, February 10th, 2017 in Winnipeg, Manitoba.

Richard was born on April 28th, 1934 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, the youngest and only boy of 3 children. He joined the air force in 1952 and met and married Rosalind in 1962.

Richard and Rosalind lived all over the country and settled in Thompson in 1970 where they raised their 2 boys, Gil and Kim. Richard worked for Inco, LGD and Provincial Government, where he retired from in 2003. Richard loved to read, golf, and after he retired, became a Justice Of The Peace, which he did with pride.

Richard’s life was changed when he lost the love of his life in 2014 and a piece of his heart was missing. Richard recently moved to Winnipeg due to his health and was living at Riverridge Retirement Community up until his passing.

Richard was predeceased by his wife Rosalind, parents: Jemina and William Hayes and sister Vera.

Richard is survived by his sons: Gil (Leeann), Kim (Sandy), sister Grace Hayes, grandchildren: Jeramy (Corrina), Justin, Jared and Rhiannon and Great Granddaughter Selena.

Cremation has taken place and a Family Memorial Service will be held in Newdale, Manitoba at a later date to be announced.

In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to The Heart and Stroke Foundation, www.heartandstroke.ca or Cancercare Manitoba, www.cancercare.mb.ca.
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