Vitagrace Hayes, 74, of Long Pond, died Tuesday morning, December 22, at the VNA Hospice House in East Stroudsburg after a long illness.
Born on July 18, 1935 in Dunmore, she was a daughter of the late Salvatore Pace and the late Margaret (Chiodo) Longo. She lived in Monroe County since 1950.
Vitagrace attended East Stroudsburg High School and worked at Pleasant Valley Manor for many years.
She is survived by three children, Cherylan Metzgar of Long Pond, Thomas Dyson of Kunkletown and John Dyson of Virginia Beach, VA; four grandchildren; a sister, Rose Metropoulos of Stroudsburg; a niece and a nephew.
There will be a viewing on Monday, December 28, from 1:00 to 2:00PM at the William H. Clark Funeral Home, 1003 Main St., Stroudsburg. A prayer service will begin at 2:00PM Monday at the funeral home with the Rev. Thomas D. McLaughlin officiating. Cremation will take place after the service and burial will be at a later date in Stroudsburg Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers the family requests that memorial remembrances be made to the VNA Hospice House, c/o VNA Hospice of Monroe County, 502 Independence Road, East Stroudsburg, PA 18301.