Marjorie Meyerstein Hayes


Marjorie Meyerstein Hayes, 89, of Falmouth, died at home on Nov. 27, 2018, after a brief illness.

The oldest of two children, she was born in East Orange, N.J., on Oct. 30, 1929, to Anthony and Margaret O’Connor Meyerstein, and was raised in Short Hills, N.J. She attended the Oak Knoll School and Rosemont College, and was married on July 7, 1951, to Charles Hartkoff Hayes, who predeceased her on July 4, 1986.

Before settling in Falmouth, Marjorie also lived in Summit, N.J., on Martha’s Vineyard, and in Greenville, Del., for many years.
She is survived by her sister, Antoinette Meyerstein Cavanagh (Bart) of Media, Pa.; and 10 children: Charles H. Hayes (Lynda) of Hingham; Richard A. Hayes (Catharine) of Haverhill; Laurance P. Hayes of Hancock, Vt.; G. Michael Hayes (Kathy) of Stratford, Conn.; Leslie Hayes McCall (Rick) of Dallas, Texas; A. Patrick Hayes (Elaine) of South Natick; Marjorie K. Hayes of Oak Bluffs; Cynthia Hayes Furtado (Tom) of Falmouth; Meredith Hayes Goldthwait (John) of Oak Bluffs; and Beverly A. Hayes of Evanston, Ill.; plus 15 grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, four nieces, and three nephews. Services will be private.