Obituary of Helen H. Mayes
Helen H. Mayes, age 99, died 3/17/2018 in the Villages of Orleans following a long illness. She was born 8/24/1918 in Rochester to Leo and Marie (Stubbe) Haag and had lived in this area her entire life. Helen was a faithful member of St. Mark’s RC Church, the 1st President of the Kendall Fire Dept. Ladies Auxiliary starting in 1949, attended the Nutrifare program in Kendall for over 14 years and worked as a medical secretary at the former Arnold Gregory Memorial Hospital. She also enjoyed embroidery and ceramics.
Mrs. Mayes was predeceased by her husband Gordon, a son Paul Mayes, 3 brothers: “Bus”, Warren, and Donald Haag, and 2 sisters: Muriel Armstrong and Florence Kedian. She is survived by her son: William Mayes of Kendall, daughter-in-law: Dixie Mayes of Kendall, brother: Norman(Rowena)Haag of FL, 8 grandchildren: Erica, Brian(Michelle)Mayes, Sean Mayes all of Kendall, Linda(Tim)Lewis of Albion, John Mayes of Holley, Kimberly(Keith)Makowski of Kendall, Timothy(Marcia)Mayes of Kendall Matthew(Tara)Mayes of Kendall, 15 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren as well as several nieces and nephews.
There are no prior calling hours. Family and friends are invited to attend Helen’s Mass of Christian Burial Wednesday 3/28 beginning at 7 p.m. in St. Mark’s RC Church, Kendall. Private interment will be held at the convenience of the family. The family gratefully declines flowers and suggests if you desire to make a memorial in Helen’s name, that you direct it to St. Mark’s Church, 16789 Kenmor Rd., Kendall, NY, 14476 or P.A.W.S., 3371 Gaines Basin Rd., Albion, NY, 14411.