Theodore Lee Hay, Sr., 67, of Connellsville, passed away, Friday, December 25, 2020 at UPMC Montefiore Hospital, Pittsburgh.
He was born April 6, 1953 in Uniontown, a son of the late Kenneth F. Stewart and Lois Elaine (Cockburn) Stewart.
He attended the Central Fellowship Church of Connellsville. He served as Sergeant in the United States National Guard from 1971 to 1977.
He was a graduate of Connellsville High School in the Class of 1971. For 45 years, Theodore was employed as an operating engineer for the Local 66 (District 7) and was a co-owner of Butch’s Hub Caps, Connellsville.
Theodore was 32nd Degree Mason and was member of the Connellsville Royal Arch Chapter and the COMAS Club.
In 2003 he was Past Master of the Masonic Lodge 346 and High Priest in 2007.Theodore is survived by his wife of 43 years, Dawn (Lynch) Hay; his children, Theodore Lee Hay II and wife Lori of Connellsville and Gloria Keslar and husband Thomas of Indian Head; 3 grandchildren, Carmen, Mylee and Ryker Hay; sister, Sharon DeAngelis and husband Richard of Glenmoore, PA; brother, Kenneth “Butch” Stewart and wife Beth of Uniontown; nieces and nephews, Trisha Walker, James Mitchell, Hannah and Aaron Stewart and his beloved pet, Winter.In addition to his parents, Theodore was preceded in death by his infant son; Todd Hay; sister, Nancy Mitchell and nephew, Ryan Mitchell.Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Tuesday from 2pm – 8pm.A Masonic Service will be held privately with the family.Additional visitation will be held on Wednesday from 10am until the hour of the funeral service at 11am with Pastor Lee Maley officiating.Interment will follow at Green Ridge Memorial Park, Connellsville.In following with Covid-19 mandates, only 10 people are allowed in the funeral home at one time, masks are to be worn in the funeral home and at the cemetery at all times and social distancing guidelines must be followed.If you wish to leave an online condolence for the family, please visit our website: www.paulgfinkfuneralhome.com.
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