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Lt. Col. Willa J. Hayes

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April 5, 2021

Lt. Col. Willa J. Hayes
Wing Headquarters
Pennsylvania Wing

Willa J. Walker Hayes (nee Wagner) born April 19, 1930 in Philadelphia, PA, passed away peacefully in her sleep on March 7, 2021. Willa graduated from Kensington High School and lived in Oakford, Pennsylvania for many years before moving to Southampton, Pennsylvania where she lived for over 50 years. She was a life-long member of Scottsville Methodist Church and sang in the choir for decades. Willa was an active member in the Civil Air Patrol for over 50 years attaining the rank of Lt. Colonel and was the former PA Wing CAP Director of Administration. She is preceded in death by her first husband, Joseph W. Walker, son Patrick Hayes, and daughter Constance Hayes Joraskie. Willa is survived by her husband, Michael F. Hayes and daughters Gail Knigge, Patricia and Edward Laskowski, and Christina and Steven Lawson, plus many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Greg Putnam, Lt. Col., CAP