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Clark Hayes

  • On January 4, 2021

Clark Hayes, age 65 of Peters Township, PA passed away suddenly on December 31, 2020. Born on May 29, 1955, he was the son of the the late Pauline Fetty. Beloved husband to Micheleen Curinga Haller. Loving father to Nicole Haller and Richard (Amber) Haller. Cherished grandfather to Lexie and Levi Haller. Loving brother to Norma Maglione (Fetty) and Candace Van Briggle. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Clark was a coal miner for 41 years and enjoyed flipping houses. He was a proud member of the Masonic Lodge as a 32nd degree. Clark also loved going to the gym and was a very spiritual and self taught man. He made an impact on everyone’s lives that he touched and will be dearly missed.

Family and friends are welcome on Tuesday, January 5, 2021 from 2 PM – 8 PM at Pittsburgh Cremation and Funeral Care, 3287 Washington Road, McMurray, PA 15317, (724) 260-5546. A private family service will be held on Wednesday, January 6, 2021 at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Clark’s name to https://secured.hillsdale.edu/hillsdale/donate-ppc.

Please view and sign the family’s online guestbook at pittsburghcremation.com.

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Tom Diehl
  • Jan 4 2021
My sincere condolences to Sis and the family. Clark was a great friend. I knew him for 45 years. May he rest in the peace of the Lord.
Bud Young
  • Jan 4 2021
Clarke was a great person and friend. Worked with him at Enlow Fork Mine. His heart and love for his family was the only thing bigger than his personality. He was a very intelligent man who could always make you laugh. God bless him and his family.
Patrick Bongiorni PM
  • Jan 4 2021
my deepest condolences to the family he had a heart as big as he was .he will be missed by all from chartiers 297 lodge
Dave Morris
  • Jan 4 2021
So sorry to hear about Clark’s passing. My condolences go out to Sis and family. We started at Enlow the same day and became good friends throughout the years. He was a genuine man that could always make you laugh. God bless him and may he Rest In Peace.
Chris Rhody
  • Jan 4 2021
My deepest condolences for the loss of such a great man. We will sorely miss him.
Scott Carlson
  • Jan 4 2021
A man that I looked up to and I could call a dear friend and a brother. His heart was big and taught me a lot about life. He put his heart and soul into Chartiers Lodge and Freemasonry. He was bigger than life itself. God has a special place in Heaven for him. I loved him and will miss him dearly.
kevin s cushey
  • Jan 4 2021
I would like to entend my deepest condolence and sympathy to the family. Clark was a great guy with a good sense of humor. Clark will be deeply missed by all of his lodge brothers of 297.
Patrick Keally
  • Jan 4 2021
I just talked with Clark on Thursday and as usual a pleasant and happy visit. Time well spent and I'm so grateful now that we had that visit. Always a gentleman and my memories go all the way back to when I was Marine Corps recruiter and he once thought he might join. Rest in Our Lord's Arms now my friend and soar with the Angels. Prayers sent.
Jon Stonestreet
  • Jan 4 2021
Clark was an inspiration to everyone and especially me. He always had a smile on his face and an opinion that I frequently agreed with. He was positive, energetic and passionate. Clark served Chartiers Lodge #297 on the Mentor committee and the Wild Game Feast committee. I supported him when I could, but he was always there and always available to help, day or night. He also held an elected officer position, learned all the work necessary to advance and learned it with extreme precision. Clark was a born leader. Clark was a giant man with a soft side. I always enjoyed his stories of his family and especially his wife. You couldn’t pry him away from taking Sis out on a Friday night and if they couldn’t go out, he was staying home with her and that was that. I am proud to call Clark my friend and am grateful to have had the opportunity to get to know him. Rest in Peace Brother
Tim Lightner
  • Jan 4 2021
This was really so hard to take Clark was a wonderful man who always had something to say he was very funny and so smart .I worked with him at Enlow and it was great to get to know him .He was a giant of a man with a heart just as big may you RIP my friend and may God bless sis and family .Till we meet again someday I will always think of you
Sandra A May
  • Jan 4 2021
My Deepest Sympathies to Sis and her family. Cark was a great man and I have so many wonderful memories at the Cranmoor Pool with him and Sis. Sis, I will have you and your family in my thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time. Love Sandy
  • Jan 5 2021
May you rest in peace,my brother.
Lars Lange
  • Jan 5 2021
I am extremely saddened to learn of Clark's passing. While we had very limited contact over the last years, I recall with a smile the many great times. It started with my first day underground at Enlow in 1991 when I was sent to work with/for him and was literally scared out of my boots. He turned out to be one of the nicest people at the mine and eventually invited me to lift and eat at Curinga's. It was wonderful to meet Sis and become part of the gang. I learned a ton from Clark, especially about mining and restoring old buildings. I loved debating issues with him. Eventually, we were involved in various projects, sort of fell out of favor with each other and lost touch. I had recently been thinking about reaching out to Clark to inquire about his possible interest in a local history group. It is sad to realize that that will not happen but I will focus my thoughts on all the good that he brought to so many.
John Fleming
  • Jan 5 2021
Remarkable man. Very sad to hear this news.
George and Peggy Nutt
  • Jan 5 2021
I worked with Clark at Enlow Mine. It was a pleasure to work with him. He was big guy but gentle with a loving heart. Everyone who worked with him will miss him. May God bless you Sis and your family during this time. We will be praying for you.
Alan L. Dongilli
  • Jan 5 2021
So very sorry to learn of Clark's passing! My deepest sympathy to his Wife and Family! I've know Clark for 42 years. He was a great guy with a great sense of humor. He will be sorely missed. RIP Big Buddy!
Vicky Aloia and Al Leverknight
  • Jan 5 2021
Sis, Our Deepest Sympathy to you and your family. So saddened to hear of Clark's passing. He was one of a kind and possessed so many wonderful qualities. I will treasure our times spent with the "Enlow Breakfast Club" where Clark always had a good story to tell and have us all laughing when he did his CoCo imitations. He was much loved and admired by so many and we will all miss him dearly.
Dana Berliner
  • Jan 5 2021
A Red Wood Strong, Sturdy, Proctecting A beautiful gentle giant. May you rest in peace our dear friend, we will truly miss you daily. Allen, Dana & Cory Anytime Fitness
Paul Kraft
  • Jan 5 2021
My ole buddy that I got to work with. A great guy - Will be greatly missed. Rest in peace big guy.
Max & Ruth Brozik and Family
  • Jan 5 2021
What a loss to the world. Clark would do anything for anyone. No questions ask It was my great fortune to have know him and worked with him. One of the hardest working people I have know May God Bless you Sis and your Family
Ric Lignelli
  • Jan 5 2021
We are sorry for you loss,we will miss Clark very much
  • Jan 5 2021
Having Clark for a friend was forever no questions ask.I was privileged to have him as a brother and friend may he rest in peace and his family be consoled with his memory.
Rich “Moose” Shaffer
  • Jan 5 2021
So sorry for your loss, Sis. Clark will be greatly missed! He always told me he took me under his wing when I started at Enlow in 1999. I enjoyed lifting weights with him at Curingas. So many laughs and memories that will stay with me for a long time. Rest In Peace Clark.
Phyllis Sams
  • Jan 5 2021
To "Sis" and her family, Deb called me yesterday to share the sad news. I am so sorry for your loss and I hope that in time, your heart will heal and you will be able to smile as you remember the good times you'd shared. My condolences to you and your family, Phyllis
Brad Zamski
  • Jan 5 2021
I worked with Clark at Enlow a great guy kind hearted he taught me a lot from work to in the world he will be missed loved when got invited to the enlow breakfast group prayers to the family and Sis Rip big guy gonna miss you
Jane Logan
  • Jan 5 2021
I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm a Cranmoor resident and Clark was so very kind and helpful. God bless you.
Zeke Brenkus
  • Jan 5 2021
I knew Brother Clark when I occasionally delivered his mail years ago. We had sat in Lodge together on a few occasions, but he rarely attended back then. I asked him to join our Mentor Committee, he agreed, and he took the ball and ran with it. He obviously enjoyed his service, and made quite the first impression on our new members. Now as an elected officer, the loss of his leadership is a bitter pill to swallow for our Lodge. I had to smile when I saw his picture in his tuxedo. He shared with me on numerous occasions how he hated it! Personally, I'll miss his sense of humor and his storytelling. It was a privilege to call him Brother, and his giant heart will be sorely missed. My deepest sympathies to the family on your terrible loss. I pray for your peace and strength. Zeke Brenkus
Bob Carr
  • Jan 5 2021
Please accept my deepest sympathies for your loss. I am also 32nd degree mason from Claysville Lodge #447. I've known Clark for the past 2yrs from visiting Chartiers Lodge and working on the Regional Team with him. His smile, sense of humor and welcoming personality were as large as he was. I will miss seeing him at future visits very much. All the best to the entire family of Clark.
Lu Ann McCrossin
  • Jan 5 2021
Clark you will be missed by so many people that have passed thru your life. Your infectious smile and wit, I will cherish forever. Sis and family my deepest condolences to all, I have always been so proud to have spent my years with the Curinga family. Prayers and comfort for all. LuAnn ( Baker) McCrossin
Dave Stalnaker
  • Jan 5 2021
Clark was one of the best human beings that I had the pleasure of knowing. Clark worked on a different shift than I did but I got to know him between shift changes. He always was in good spirits,humorous,easy going and a pleasure just to talk to. A star has gone from our world but God just added another angel. God bless his family, we will all miss him.
Duane C, Hull
  • Jan 5 2021
My dear TWIN BROTHER ! You will be truly missed. We had some wonderful times at Curingas and at Alexanders. I will remember your crazy stories that you told. Love you my Brother !
Richard Crowley
  • Jan 5 2021
I worked with Clark at mathies mine. He was a good friend and fellow worker. He will be sadly missed.
Tim and Patty Walker
  • Jan 6 2021
Patty came upon and shared this very sad news with me last night. Our deepest sympathy to Sis and the family. I had the pleasure of meeting Clark years ago as a coal miner. Working together on the same shift for 13+ years I also had the pleasure of many wonderful, spirited and philosophical conversations that I enjoyed and have cherished. A kind man with a heart bigger than him. Rest In Peace my friend, the world is a better place from your presence, as is everyone who had the pleasure of spending time you. Sis, you and your family are in our thoughts.
Larry Anderson
  • Jan 6 2021
My deepest sympathy to Sis and family over the loss of Clark. I worked with Clark for many years. I respected his spiritual wholeness, his process of deep thinking and his problem solving ability. He came to my need numerous times. The favorite blessing he had was making everyone who was near him feel like they were close friends. He will be missed by many. Love you always and rest peacefully!
Gerry Piatt
  • Jan 10 2021
Dearest Norma and family. Please accept our sincerest condolences on Clark's passing. Norma please reach out to us on Facebook or via email as we would love to see you. Love Bill and Gerry Piatt