Let the memory of Margaret be with us forever
  • 85 years old
  • Born on September 10, 1929 .
  • Passed away on May 3, 2015 .

This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Margaret Hayward, 85, born on September 10, 1929 and passed away on May 3, 2015.

Born in Elkton Maryland to the late Edward Fleming and Margaret Haumtratz. Margaret was the eldest of 5 children: Chris, Trudy, Eddie and Erica (now deceased).

Upon graduating high school, Margaret enrolled in St. Francis hospital school of Nursing in Wilmington, De. Margaret received her registered nursing license on Nov.19, 1951.

While working at St.Francis hospital, Margaret met her husband (of 34 years) Clarence R. Hayward (now deceased) who owned a variety store located across the street from St. Francis hospital.

Clarence and Margaret were joined in Holy Matrimony on May 7, 1955. Eventually they left Wilmington, De. to reside in Phila. Pa. Margaret started working at Misericordia ( now Mercy hospital ) where she supervised the New Born Nursery Dept., and later as the night shift superviser for the Emergency Dept.

While working as a nurse, Clarence and Margaret started their family from which two sons were born, Clarence and Tony.

Margaret was a devout Catholic and a parishioner of Saint Cyprian Catholic Church (formerly Saint Carthage Catholic Church) for 60 years. As a parishioner Margaret was involved in many church and school activities.

Margaret leaves to mourn: her two sons Clarence (Kim) and Tony, (Carol) two sisters, one brother, 5 grandchildren' 2 great grandchildren and a host of nieces, nephews and many loving friends.

The Funeral service will be held May 15, 2015.


St. Cyprian Church

Cobbs Creek Parkway and Cedar Ave. Philadelphia, PA 19143


Viewing 0900-1000

Memorial Mass 1000-1100

Repast 1130-1PM

In lieu of flowers, the family ask you make a donation to Saint Cyprian Children Center Playground Fund, in the name of Margaret Hayward.                      

Saint Cyprian Childern Center

 6223 Cedar Ave.

Phila., Pa. 19143


You will truly be missed,

Your Family.



Posted by Tony Hayward on 10th September 2018
Happy Birthday Mom
Posted by Mary Murphy on 3rd May 2018
God's Blessings, Mrs. Hayward! Your son Tony and his Family are wonderful tributes to you! Say Hi to Jesus for me, Mary
Posted by Ramon Betancourt Jr on 3rd May 2017
Mrs. Hayward, May you continue to rest in peace and paradise. I thank you again for blessing us with children like Tony, he has been Blessing to all he comes in contact with. That show the type of Mom you where. God Bless - Ramon
Posted by Mary Murphy on 10th September 2016
Happy Birthday, Margaret Mary! Eternal Rest grant unto thee, O Lord. Love, Mary and Tom
Posted by Mary Murphy on 3rd May 2016
Remembering you on your first anniversary into Eternal Life. May Perpetual light shine upon you! Rest in Peace, Mary and Tom
Posted by Ramon Betancourt Jr on 10th September 2015
May you continue to rest in paradise Mrs. Hayward, and thanks again for blessing us with children like Tony, that show the type of Mom you where. God Bless.
Posted by CJ Hayward on 12th May 2015
Dear Grandma, you have always been there for me whenever I needed you. I will miss our chats, your advice, and hearing your voice. I will continue to make you proud; and I want you to know that the love you have shown me will be given forward. I'm sure your smiling as you continue to watch over all of us...Love you always.
Posted by Antonio Hayward on 12th May 2015
Grandma, Thank you for everything you've done. The impact you have left on this world will be felt for years to come. I miss you very much. Love always.
Posted by Elaine Fountain on 11th May 2015
Ma Hayward as me and my sons Christopher and Frank affectionally called her was all about family being first. We are sadden by her loss and we will truly miss her. Gone but not forgotten, we love you Ma Hayward.
Posted by Angela Robles on 7th May 2015
Mrs. Hayward, Thank you so much for being in my life and allowing me to be a part of your family for so many years. You welcomed me into your home like I was one of your grandchildren. I smile when I think of you...You are in my heart forever and the hearts of so many of us... God bless you and I know that you will be looking down on us.
Posted by Kim Monroe on 7th May 2015
In my spirit I can hear the Lord say, "WELL DONE", my good and faithful servant; enter into the gates of Heaven. Until we meet again. Love Kim
Posted by Ramon Betancourt Jr on 7th May 2015
Dear Margaret, peace be with. We never meet - but heard a lot about you through your Son Tony. Daisy, RE and Ramon are praying that God will continue to bless you as he put you in the arms of his Blessed Mother, who will hold close to her, with much love, as a mother would do with a new born and bring you safely home. Our prayers are with you always until we meet, God Bless you - Ramon & Family
Posted by Tony Hayward on 7th May 2015
Mom, thank you for being our mother, giving us life was just the beginning of all the sacrifices you would make for me and Buddy. Thank you for always being proud of us and everything we did and who we have become today. And who we have become today. We are the men we are today because of the lifetime, effort, sacrifice, love and devotion you gave to us. Thank you for never, never telling us no. I believe a child can never pay their parents back for what they have done for that. I only hope when it is all said and done that someday I too will be compared to my mom and dad as he was just like them. Mom, thanks for the memories, I love you very much!
Posted by Terry Randolph on 7th May 2015
Rest in paradise Mom Hayward. ..Gonna miss your visits to Tony and Carol in Virginia and your chocolate chip cookies. .and all those stories how spoiled Tony and Buddy were. ...when your walking down heavens road and see my mom give her a hug from me. ..Love You
Posted by Bob Seward on 6th May 2015
Matthew 5:4 “Blessed are those who mourn, for they will be comforted.”
Posted by Alexis Foster on 6th May 2015
We miss you granny, Alexis Meechie Trey and Chase
Posted by Clarence Hayward on 6th May 2015
We love you mom and you will always be in our prayers, please continue to pray the rosary for all of us.

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