George R. Hayden, age 78 of Shelton, beloved husband of the late Rita Krhla Hayden, passed away February 4, 2020. George worked for the State of Connecticut Department of Corrections for 22 years where he retired as a Captain and later worked as a custodian for the Trumbull Board of Education at Hillcrest Middle School for many years until his retirement. George was very active and was a member of the Shelton Senior Center where he participated in various activities and going to Mohegan Sun Casino. He also enjoyed watching Jeopardy and the UConn Women’s Basketball Team. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, and uncle. He is survived by his children Douglas Hayden and Gregory Hayden and his wife Theresa of Shelton, his grandchildren Ian and Emma Hayden, his brothers and sisters and their spouses, and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be held Friday from 4pm to 8pm at James T. Toohey & Son Funeral Home, 92 Howe Ave., Shelton. Funeral Services will be held Saturday at 10am at the funeral home. Interment will follow at Riverside Cemetery, Shelton.
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