Steven Robert Hayes, 69, of Columbia, NJ, passed away in Newton, NJ, on August 23, 2023.
He was born in Newark, NJ, to Stanley and Marie (Maulbeck) Hayes where he grew up in the Vailsburg section. He had been a procurement specialist for Constellation in Lower Pottsgrove, PA.
Steven enjoyed motorcycle riding, especially Harleys, and taking long rides throughout the US. While on his many motorcycle trips throughout the country he enjoyed photography. Steven also loved boating on Lake Hopatcong where he lived for 30 years.
He is survived by his son, Jared Hayes, two brothers, John, wife Josephine Hayes, and Michael Hayes, his nieces Stephanie Richter, husband Jeff, Veronica Hayes, fiancé Skyler Sarno, and his nephews Joseph and Johnny Hayes and great nieces Ava and Gabriella. Steven was predeceased by his parents, Stanley and Marie, and his brothers, Richard, and Frank Hayes.
Friends and Family may visit on Tuesday August 29, 2023, from 5-8PM at Newbaker Funeral Home, 200 Route 94, Blairstown, NJ 07825. A liturgy of Christian Burial will be held on Wednesday August 30th at St Jude RC Church, 7 Eisenhower Road, Columbia, NJ 07832, with a graveside service to follow at Mt. Hope Plain Cemetery in Ottisville, NY.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks you to consider donations in Steven’s name to St. Jude Childrens, 501 St. Jude Pl., Memphis TN, 38105, or American Cancer Society, 7 Ridgedale Ave., Cedar Knolls, NJ, 07927.
Services are under the direction and entrusted to Newbaker Funeral Home.