Jacquetta Mae "Jackie" Hays, 87, of Port Vue, passed away Friday, July 31, 2020. She was born June 9, 1933 in Tulue Lake, Oregon and was the daughter of the late Jacob and Zelda Branthoover. She was the wife of the late James "Whitey" Hays who passed away March 8, 1997. She was a loving mother, doting grandmother who attended all school functions, loved gardening and cooking for the people she loved.
She is survived by her children, Linda (Jeff) Nania of Wilmerding, Jim (Connie) Hays of Liberty Borough, Cheryl (Rick) Schilkie of North Huntingdon, Keith (Lynne) Hays of Port Vue, Donna (Scott) Elliott of West Mifflin, Larry (Kathy) Hays of Port Vue, Lori Hays of Bunola, Jeff Hays of Port Vue and Tracy (Ray) Sczur of Port Vue, 17 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, and neighbors and friends who were like family to her. Friends are welcome Monday, August 3, 2020 from 2-9 pm at Gilbert Funeral Home and Crematory, Inc., 1638 Lincoln Way, white Oak. (412) 672-6322 Troy J. Gilbert, Director. Service will be held in the funeral home chapel on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 11:00 am. Entombment will follow at Penn-Lincoln Memorial Park, Inc., North Huntingdon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Alzheimer' Association at 412-261-5040. Condolences may be made at Gilbertfuneralhomeandcrematory.com
Originally published August 01, 2020.