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Talmadge Wendell Hayes

March 7, 1931 July 31, 2018
Talmadge Wendell Hayes
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Obituary for Talmadge Wendell Hayes

Talmadge Wendell Hayes, 87, of Lansdale, PA departed this life on July 31, 2018 at Abington Lansdale Hospital. He was the last child of ten, born to the late Jesse L. Hayes and Lona W. (White) Hayes on March 7, 1931 in Wightman, VA. He was baptized as a youth at Gethsemane Baptist Church in South Hill, VA. He was educated in the Mecklenburg County School System, and he graduated from Mecklenburg County Training High School of South Hill, VA. On May 13, 1947 he was awarded The Certificate Bausch & Lomb Honorary Science Award. After High School, Talmadge joined the United States Navy where he served from April 14, 1948 to August 26, 1968, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict Era, Vietnam Era and Peacetime. On August 26, 1968 he was honorably retired as Petty Officer First Class. Immediately after retiring, he went to work as Director of Purchasing for Community General Osteopathic Hospital of Harrisburg. While working for C.G.O.H., he was one of the founders of Hospital Purchasing Management Association of Central Pennsylvania, which consist of Group purchasing for 37 Hospitals, which he served on the Executive Committee as President and Vice President. He was a certified professional in Health Care Material Management. He retired after 20 years in 1988. He was a past member of Chosen Friends Lodge # 43 F, & A, M, of Harrisburg, PA, The American Legion Post # 0733 of Harrisburg, PA, Post # 0945 of Harrisburg, Pa , Post # 0769 of Ambler, PA and life member of VFW 110 of Steelton, PA. Along with his wife Erma, he leaves to cherish his memory his step-daughter Hope E. Cottom (Harold), two grandchildren Lisa Collier (John) and Michael Spriggs, two great-grandchildren Timothy Walley and Johnathan Collier, and a host of nieces, nephews, and friends. He was pre-deceased by his siblings. Relatives and friends are invited to his Funeral Service on Monday, August 6, 2018 at 11AM at Zion Baptist Church, 14 North St., Ambler, PA 19002. A Viewing will be held from 9-11AM at Church. Interment will be in Whitemarsh Memorial Park. Condolences may be made at www.ciavarellifuneralhomes.com.


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Viewing

Monday

6

Aug

9:00 AM 8/6/2018 9:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 8/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Zion Baptist Church

14 North Street
Ambler, PA 19002

Zion Baptist Church
14 North Street Ambler 19002 PA
US

Service

Monday

6

Aug

11:00 AM 8/6/2018 11:00:00 AM
Zion Baptist Church

14 North Street
Ambler, PA 19002

Zion Baptist Church
14 North Street Ambler 19002 PA
US

Cemetery Details

Location

Whitemarsh Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1169 Limekiln Pike
Prospectville, PA 19002

1169 Limekiln Pike Prospectville 19002 PA
United States
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