HAYES, Claire – Peacefully at home with his family by his side on Thursday June 1, 2023, in his 79th year. Beloved husband of Helen (Rajecki). Father of Greg (and Melissa) Reagan (and Ashley). Grandfather of Nathan, Amelia and Hunter. Brother of John (and the late Karen), Keith (and Donna), Allan (and Gail), sister-in-law Judy Hayes. Claire will also be missed by nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends. Predeceased by brother Brian. A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday July 29, 2023 from 1-3pm in the pavilion at the Waterford Legion Branch #123. For those wishing to make a donation in memory of Claire, they may make it to Waterford Legion Branch #123.