Frances Hayes

Obituary of Frances E. Hayes

Frances E. Hayes, 95, of Latrobe, passed away Wednesday, December 25, 2019 at her home. She was born November 4, 1924 in McKees Rocks, a daughter of the late Karl and Frances (Kauf) Cigoi. Frances received her Bachelors and Masters of Education from the University of Pittsburgh. Prior to retirement, she was a teacher with the Derry Area School District. A lifelong learner, she was always interested in healthy eating and healthy living. She loved to read, travel, and enjoyed working in the garden. She was a member of the Latrobe Presbyterian Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by three siblings: Karl Cigoi, Elizabeth Buchanan, and Helen Zeiler, and her former husband, Dr. James T. Hayes. She is survived by three children: Kristin Hayes Van Slyke (William), Jeffrey T. Hayes, and James T. Hayes (Moritz Weibel). Friends and family are welcome to attend graveside services at 11 AM Monday, December 30th in Unity Cemetery, 114 Chapel Lane, Latrobe. The Rev. Ronald Durika will preside. The Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. in Latrobe has been entrusted with the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Adams Memorial Library, 1112 Ligonier St., Latrobe, PA 15650, or online at To post an online condolence, please visit
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Graveside Services

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Monday, December 30, 2019
Unity Cemetery
114 Chapel Lane
Latrobe, Pennsylvania, United States
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