Christine M. Hayes

February 16, 1951 ~ March 15, 2023

Christine M (Abel) (Foley) Hayes passed away peacefully at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center on March 15, 2023 surrounded by her Family and Dear Friend. She was 72. 
A lifelong resident of Medford/Somerville.  Chris was a devoted Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Friend, she was a wonderful and loving person who was equally loved by her family and friends.  She enjoyed cooking for everyone and spending time with her loved ones.  She retired from Bio Gen and was a Medford school crossing guard and Volunteered as an Auxiliary at the VFW Post 529 – George Dilboy Post in Somerville, this gave her great pleasure helping our Veterans.
Chris was raised in Medford and Graduated Medford High School Class of 1969.  Chris was the Beloved wife of the late Carl ‘Woody’ Hayes. The daughter of the late James and Theresa ‘Tilly’ (Lawlor) Abel.  Loving mother of David Foley and his Fiancé Kristine Tobin of Danvers and Stephen and his Wife Nicole Foley of Medford.  Loving Nana to Jacqueline and Aidan Foley.  Stepmother to Donna and Donald Murphy, Darren Hayes, Susan Lapsley, Lisa and Mark Stolberg and Carla and Shawn Tiernan.  Dear sister to the late James Abel and Robert Abel and her Best friend Tricia Messina.
There are no funeral or memorial services per her wishes.  There will be a Celebration of Life planned for Chris and all will be welcome to attend, date to be determined.  In lieu of flowers please donate to the VFW Post 529 – George Dilboy Post  351 Summer St Somerville MA


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  1. Kristine Tobin on March 20, 2023 at 8:34 am

    I’ve known Chris for almost 6 years, felt like I knew her my entire lift since the first time we met when David introduced us. I will miss you and our long talks, holidays together, lots of laughs and couple beers we shared.
    May you Rest In Peace and Fly High with your Honey and keep an eye us.

    I promise to take care of David.
    Love you,
    Kristine Tobin

  2. Pam on March 20, 2023 at 7:57 pm

    My hope is that you are surrounded by your loved ones, watch over your loved ones, guide and protect them always. Rest easy,and fly with the Angels, 😇😇❤️❤️

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