Evelyne “Chickie” (Antonellis) Hayes
Hayes, Evelyne (Antonellis), (Chickie), – 89, of Holbrook, formerly of Quincy, passed away peacefully on April 19, 2020. She leaves behind her son, John Hayes, Jr. and his wife, Patti Hayes of Marshfield, and their child, Kate and wife, Rydia, her daughter, Joanne Hart and her husband, Donald Hart of Abington and their children, Donald, Megan and Bryan and his wife, Lisa, and their son, Christian, her son Charles Hayes and his wife, Lynda of Presque Isle, Michigan and their children, Charles, Andrew, his wife, Nicole and Collin, and her son, Mark Hayes and his wife, Juli Hayes of Hopkinton, and their children, Duncan and Jackson, and her daughter, the late Patricia Hayes of Holbrook. She is also survived by her sister, Doris Hennedy of Biddeford Pool, Maine and numerous nieces and nephews. Chickie was the daughter of the late Carmine Antonellis and Carmella (Cantelli) Antonellis of West Quincy and sister of the late Peter Antonellis of Quincy, the late Gerard Antonellis of Hanover and the late Carmine Antonellis of Quincy. She was born and raised in Quincy, Massachusettes. She married John P. Hayes, Sr. and moved to Holbrook, where they raised their family.
Chickie was an active member of St. Joseph Parish in Holbrook where she managed the lunch program for St. Joseph’s school and brought her culinary skill and knowledge of Italian cooking to provide nutritious Mediterranean style lunches for all the children whether they could afford it or not. She loved spending time working in her garden, growing fresh vegetables for her family and hosting large family gatherings in her yard for her immediate and extended family. She especially enjoyed her quiet time reading and listening to opera. She loved to travel, especially to her family village of San Donato Val di Comino in Italy. She was a kind and gentle woman who loved to have a good time with her family and laugh, oh how she loved to laugh. She will be missed!!
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Hart Speech Foundation, 85 Boatwrights Loop, Plymouth, MA 02360 or at hartspeech.org.
Funeral services are private.
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