Leta Mae Hayes, a former Schroon Laker who worked for years at Schroon’s Camp Red Wing, has passed away. She was 85 when she died Sunday February. 15, at the Westmount Health Care Facility in Queensbury.
Born August 8, 1929, in Brant Lake, Leta was the daughter of the late Jared and Pearl (Balch) Hayes. More from the Post-Star:
"Leta was a retired nurse’s aide at the Warren County Residential Home in Warrensburg. She was employed as a telephone operator at Upstate Telephone Co., as a waitress at Silver Diner in Chestertown, and for Schroon Lake Laundry and Camp Red Wing Laundry. Leta was a member of the First Baptist Church of Warrensburg.
Besides her parents, she was predeceased by one sister, Lena Mae Randlett, and five brothers, Lorenzo Hayes, Lester Hayes, Leon Hayes, Edgar Hayes and Ray Hayes. Survivors include many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 19, at Barton-McDermott Funeral Home Inc., 9 Pine St., Chestertown. Funeral services will be at 5 p.m. Thursday after the calling hours".