James J. Hayes

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James “Jimmy” Hayes passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 12, 2016 at the age of 52. Beloved son of James “Russ” Hayes and the late Marjorie J. Hayes of Milton, Massachusetts. Brother to Jean Hayes of Hull, Mass.; Noreen Earner and husband Martin of Milton, Mass.;   Patricia “Patsy” Sullivan and husband John of Milton, Mass.; Kathleen Murphy and husband Richard of Hanover, Mass.; Sean Hayes and wife Roseann of Marshfield, Mass.; Carol Hayes of Brooklyn, New York. Adoring Uncle of Maggie, Michael, Mikaela, Chloe, Alexander, Joseph, Keira, and Matty. Deeply loved by many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends.

Jimmy grew up in Milton, Mass. He graduated from Don Bosco High School in 1981. He then went on to Mass. Maritime Academy where he received a Bachelor of Science in Marine Engineering.  He also attended Wentworth Institute for additional training.He worked as a stationary engineer at the Faulkner Hospital and was previously employed by the Plymouth Rubber Company of Canton, Mass.

In his early years, Jimmy was involved in many sports and went on to play rugby in college. He  enjoyed golf (on his good days), earned a black belt in Kenpo Karate, and was an avid fan of the New England sports teams.

His boundless energy, sense of humor, warm heart, infectious laugh, generous spirit, and his uncanny ability to tell the most memorable, descriptive stories with vivid detail, will be missed by all.

Visiting Hours at Dolan Funeral Home, 460 Granite Avenue, Milton, Mass., Sunday,  January 17, 2016 from 2-6:00 p.m.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at St. Agatha Church  Milton, Mass. on Monday, January 18, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.

Memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS, 66675.