Roberta J. “Robbie” (Hayes) Mayotte
1967 – 2010
Danielson, CT & West Boylston, MA- Roberta “Robbie” J. Mayotte, 43 of Picabo St., Danielson, CT died Sunday, August 1, 2010 at home surrounded by her family after a courageous year & a half battle with brain cancer. She was the loving wife of Michael Mayotte.
Born in Worcester, MA, She was the daughter of the late Robert and Amelia (Leonardi) Hayes. Raised in West Boylston, Robbie graduated from West Boylston High School and received a bachelor’s degree in nursing from Fitchburg State College. She worked as a registered nurse for the VNA of Southern Worcester County. She was a fun loving and devoted wife, mother, sister and friend. Her warm smile will be remembered and missed by all who knew her.
In addition to her husband, she is survived by her three children Dillon, Matthew, and Lauren all of Danielson; her two brothers, Thomas Hayes and Dennis Hayes both of West Boylston; her sister Suzanne Degnan of Dudley, MA and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Roberta’s family from 5:00 to 8:00pm, Thursday, August 5, 2010 in the Valade Funeral Home, 23 Main St., N. Grosvenordale CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday August 7, 2010 at 10:00am in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, 111 Worcester St., West Boylston, MA followed by burial in Mount Vernon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Dana Farber Brain Tumor Research Fund, c/o Dr. Patrick Wen, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. The family would like to extend a special Thank You to Dr. Patrick Wen and his staff at Dana Farber Cancer Institute for their compassionate care; to Mindy Mahan for being her loving best friend; to her many co-workers at the VNA of Southern Worcester County for their constant devotion to Robbie and her family; and to Day Kimball Hospital Homecare / Hospice of Northeast Connecticut for their care that allowed Robbie to stay in her home.