EAST BERNE- Anna (Kehrer) Hayes, 86, passed away on June 20, 2020 in the Good Samaritan Nursing Home in Delmar, NY. She was born on August 12, 1933 to the late Catherine Kehrer of Glenmont.
Anna started her career at the Nash Nursing Home in Delanson, NY. She also worked for Berne-Knox-Westerlo and Ballston Spa Schools. She was a nurse’s aide in the Glendale Nursing Home and did private duty nursing for many years. Anna’s greatest passion was her family. She enjoyed knitting slippers for every person in the family. Every Christmas we would all get a new pair. She also made slippers and donated them to church. Anna was very involved in the church and enjoyed visiting with friends and being a member of the local senior center in Berne.
She is survived by her two daughters, Christine Sisson and Cindy Diamond; fifteen grandchildren, thirty-five great grandchildren; her sister Ruth Gifford; her half-brother Edward (Beverly) Phillips.
She was predeceased by her sons Clifford and Michael Hayes; her former husband Harry Hayes Jr.; her half-brother Robert Phillips and her grandson Spencer Sisson.
Anna will be dearly missed by all she loved and who loved her.
Calling hours will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2020 from 11AM – 1PM at Fredendall Funeral Home, 199 Main Street, Altamont. A funeral service to follow at 1PM.
Interment will be at the Thompson Lake Cemetery, East Berne.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Anna’s memory to Thompson Lake Cemetery, C/o Sue Jordan, 276 South Manning Blvd., Albany, NY 12208