It is with deeply saddened hearts that we announce the unexpected passing of David Hayes in Port Stanley on the evening of Friday, March 9, 2018, at the age of 38. Cherished son of Corene (Terrence Ashe) and the late Roger (2008). Dear brother of Jeffrey Hayes (Alana Baarschers) and Rachel Hayes (Brian Spicer). Father of Apryl and Andrew. Loved uncle of Matt and Kayden. Treasured grandson of Hendrik and Sia Vanderhulst and the late Beverly and Helen Hayes. David was a gentle, loving soul who was always willing to help anyone in need, and would give the shirt off his back. He was an avid collector and loved music. David saw the good in people and will be deeply missed by all those whose lives he touched. Cremation has taken place. Family and friends will be received at SMITH FUNERAL HOME, 1576 London Line, Sarnia, on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. A memorial service will be held at REDEEMER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 5834 Blackwell Sd. Rd., Sarnia, on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 2:00 p.m. Sympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) (cheques only at the funeral home please).
VisitationFamily and friends will be received at Smith Funeral Home on Wednesday, March 14, 2018, from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m.
ServiceA memorial service will be held at REDEEMER CHRISTIAN REFORMED CHURCH, 5834 Blackwell Sd. Rd., Sarnia, on Thursday, March 15, 2018, at 2:00 p.m.
DonationsSympathy may be expressed through donations to the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) (cheques only at the funeral home please).
March 13, 2018 02:38pm
Im terribly sorry for your loss he was a good friend and now the world is less one more good soul
Cory and Ann Van Veller
March 13, 2018 02:32pm
Corene, So sorry to hear about your loss. Can’t imagine how you feel but our prayers are with and for you. May you find peace in God’s love and be assured that this is not His doing.
Cory and Ann
Dan and Bev Brodie
March 13, 2018 01:17pm
Jeff, we are so sorry to hear of your loss of Dave.
Sending love and hugs to you and your family....xoxo
March 13, 2018 11:56am
Dear Corene and family.... I heard last night of David's passing and so want to extend my sincere condolences as you grieve his loss. Praying you will find and experience God's love, grace and peace.
March 13, 2018 10:29am
Jeff, we are so sorry for the loss of your brother. Our thoughts are with you & your family. Pat & George Cruickshank
Marjan van der Kooi
March 13, 2018 09:41am
I am so sorry to hear of David's passing. He was a nice person and it is so sad to hear of his untimely death. May you find strength in your faith. Love and hugs from Marjan
March 13, 2018 12:05am
Rachel , my heart goes out to you and all your family. Keeping you in my thoughts and prayers. Carol
March 12, 2018 11:50pm
Corene and family I am so sorry for your loss
Miriam (Reckman) Bonvanie
March 12, 2018 10:44pm
Corene, Jeff, Rachel and families, I’m so, so very sorry to hear of your loss! My heart is deeply saddened as I mourn with you. I have good memories of Dave. He was a good guy! A very kind soul. Please accept my heartfelt condolences. I will pray for strength for you all as you endure these next few days, and peace in your hearts as you come to terms with his passing.
March 12, 2018 10:40pm
Corene, l am so very sorry for your loss. My love and healing prayers are wrapping themselves around you and your family as l type this missive. Sadly l cannot physically be there with you, but please know that you are in my heart.
BE hugs to you and yours...
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