Ronald "Ron" A. Hayden passed away on Sept. 29, 2013 at Hope Hospice Health Park at the age of 79. He was born on Jan. 13, 1934 in Glen Cove, NY to his parents Florence and Charles Hayden.
Ron graduated Oswego State College. He served in the U.S. Navy aboard the carrier CVA Saratoga. He taught for 22 years at Mineola Middle School. Since 1984 he and his wife Ann have owned their own "Canvasmaster" boat canvas business. He is survived by his loving wife Ann, his six children, his beloved "Heidi", Ronnie, Keith, Robin, Robert (Deceased) Chris, his 3 step children, "His Patti", Donna, Vinnie, many grandchildren and great-grandchildren and his beloved buddy "Smokey" the cat.
On Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013 there will be a celebration of Ron's life to be held at his home from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his name to Health Park Hope Hospice, St. Judes Hospital or Shriners Burn Hospital.