Joanne H. (Montesano) Hayes

Joanne H. (Montesano) Hayes, of Randolph, passed away August 11, 2019 surrounded by her loving family at the age of 91. Born in Boston, Joanne was raised in Dorchester and graduated from Hyde Park High School. She had been a resident of Randolph for 66 years. Joanne owned and operated Calico Cat Preschool in Randolph for 27 years. She enjoyed playing piano, bingo, cooking and was an avid sports fan and hockey mom.

Beloved wife of the late Francis Hayes. Loving mother of Michael and his wife Lorraine of Braintree, Denise Rosen and her husband Alan of Sharon, Richard and his wife Judith of Beverly, Paul and his wife Janice of Randolph, and the late Kenneth Hayes and his wife Linda of Whitman. Dear grandmother of Danielle and great-grandmother of Jordan and Nicholas. Cherished sister of the late Frank Montesano and his wife Annette, Virginia McCarron and her late husband James, and Linda Montesano of Newton.

Funeral from the Hurley Funeral Home, 134 So. Main St. (Rt. 28), Randolph on Friday, August 16th at 9:15am followed by a funeral mass at St. Mary’s Church in Randolph at 10am. Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to attend. Visiting hours will be held Thursday, August 15th from 4-8pm. Interment Blue Hill Cemetery, Braintree.


First Name: Alan
Last Name: Rosen
City: Sharon
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 08/13/2019

Joanne was more than a wonderful mother-in-law to me she was also a wonderful friend. I will always remember the fun times we had. Most of all I will remember how she welcomed me into her family and treated me like a son.
Rest in peace Joanne,

First Name: Dina
Last Name: Dressler
City: Peabody
State: MA
Entry Date: 08/14/2019

May Joann Rest In Peace. Our deepest condolences to the family, you are all in out thoughts and prayers.

Dina and Scott

First Name: Judi
Last Name: King
City: Easton
State: MA
Entry Date: 08/14/2019

So sorry to hear about the passing of Joanne. It was a pleasure to see and care for her in the office through the years. She was always a pleasant and appreciative person and I will miss interacting with both her and her wonderful family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Sincerely, Judi King

First Name: Greg
Last Name: Montesano
City: West Bridgewater
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 08/15/2019

Great memories of all our family’s going to Aunt Joanne’s and uncle Franks house Summer cookouts and swimming
And Aunt Joanne playing piano and all my Aunts and grandmother singing. RIP Aunt Joanne .

First Name: Lynne
Last Name: Grenier
City: Salem
State: MA
Entry Date: 08/15/2019

My deepest condolences to your family

First Name: Ann Buckley
Last Name: Fennern
City: Jackson
State: WY
Entry Date: 08/15/2019

Michael, Denise, Richard and Paul,
I am sorry to hear of your Mother's passing. I will miss her. Over the years I have had many talks with her when I was visiting next door.
Sending lots of loving thoughts and prayers.
Ann Buckley Fennern

First Name: Bill
Last Name: Buckley
City: Randolph
State: MA
Country: United States
Entry Date: 08/16/2019

Mike , Denise ,Richard and Paul
It saddens me to hear the news of your mothers passing. Joanne always loved life and people.Was a very kind person always liked talking to her out at the fence .I will never forget the time over the house with Mike we would give her the name of a song any song and she would play it on the piano. God bless you all

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