Denise Ruth (Behme) Hayden, loved spoiling grandchildren

October 3, 2017

Denise Ruth (Behme) Hayden, 73, of Ocean View passed away peacefully in her sleep Sunday, Oct. 1, 2017.
She was married to her devoted husband Dennis Hayden for 54 years. She is also survived by her sister, Donna Behme. Denise is the mother of four children: Donna Hayden, Daniel Hayden, Douglas Hayden and Diana Hayden; and grandmother to 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
Denise was a history buff and enjoyed sports, gardening, sewing, decorating and sharing her love of classic TV (especially "I Love Lucy") and movies with her grandchildren. In addition, Denise enjoyed doing crafts with her granddaughters. Denise's favorite holiday was Christmas, and she loved to decorate the house while listening to Bing Crosby's "White Christmas." She loved to spoil her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, especially during the holidays. Denise was a devoted parishioner of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bethany Beach.
Visitation will be held at St. Ann's Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach, from 11 a.m. to noon, Friday, Oct. 6, followed by a funeral Mass at noon. Interment will be at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Dagsboro.
In lieu of flowers, please consider making a donation to the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, c/o St. Ann's Catholic Church, 691 Garfield Pkwy., Bethany Beach, DE 19930.
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