Dorothy Valyou Hayes | Obituaries | Seven Days | Vermont's Independent Voice
Pin It

Dorothy Valyou Hayes 

1928-2015, Essex

click to enlarge Dorothy Valyou Hayes
  • Dorothy Valyou Hayes

Dorothy "Dot" Valyou Hayes, 87, passed away June 22, 2015, at Green Mountain Nursing Home surrounded by her loving family. She was born on May 29, 1928, in Essex Jct, Vt to Harry and Anna (Paro) Valyou. She owned The Happy Hooker Yarn Shop for many years. Dorothy was an expert knitter, enjoyed genealogy and bingo. She was a member of the Grange and was a volunteer at the Fanny Allen Hospital.

Left to cherish her memory are her son, Michael Hayes, and daughter and son-in-law, Nancy Hayes and Douglas Slaybaugh, two grandsons, Matthew (Tracy) Slaybaugh and Brooks (Keiko) Slaybaugh, two great-grandchildren, and close friend, Gloria Hoben. She was predeceased by her beloved husband Forrest “Curly” Hayes.

Visitation will be held on Monday June 29 from 3:00 to 5:00PM at LaVigne Funeral Home and Cremation Service, 132 Main St, Winooski. Funeral services will be private. We thank the GMNH staff for their kindness and love expressed to her by their care. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the GMNH. Condolences may be shared with the family at

Got something to say? Send a letter to the editor and we'll publish your feedback in print!


Pin It


Subscribe to this thread:

Add a comment

Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy! Read our guidelines...

Note: Comments are limited to 300 words.

Recent Comments

Keep up with us Seven Days a week!

Sign up for our fun and informative

All content © 2019 Da Capo Publishing, Inc. 255 So. Champlain St. Ste. 5, Burlington, VT 05401
Website powered by Foundation