Linda Joyce Hayward, 74, of Bristol, passed away on Monday, January 3, 2022 after a 3 year battle with cancer.
She was born in New Britain on December 13, 1947, the daughter of the late Joseph and Helen Camp. She graduated from Plainville High School in 1966. Linda worked for Caldors, Allstate and AA Plus Bonding, where she was still working as surety bond underwriting assistant. She loved to travel with her husband through the United States and Abroad. Her favorite site was Crater Lake in Oregon and her favorite trip was to the Canadian Rockies. She enjoyed cooking and quilting with her granddaughter Vivian. She liked to play bridge, attend the smooth jazz concerts at Southern Connecticut State University, work in her beautiful gardens, go out for a good meal and spend time with her family and friends.
She is survived by her beloved husband Bradley Hayward of 54 years; her two sons and their spouses, Paul and Molly Hayward of West Hartford and Dean and Abby Hayward of Rocky Hill; her granddaughter Vivian Rose Hayward; her sister Marcia Camp and her husband Greg Horn; her sisters-in-law Betty Camp, Marlene Calderone and her husband Jim Calderone and Sandra Hayward and many, very close nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her brother Richard Camp, sister-in-law Carolyn Fliss and her husband Robert Fliss and brother-in-law Dudley Hayward.
A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, January 12 starting at 11:00 for relatives at Fairview Cemetery, 120 Smalley St., New Britain. A memorial service will be held at a future date when covid is no longer a concern.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to either the American Cancer Society in CT, 111 Founders Plaza, East Hartford, CT 06108 or Glennmoon Scholarship, C/O Association of Retired Teachers of CT, 68 Loomis Street, Manchester, CT 06042-1911
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American Cancer Society
111 Founders Plaza, 2nd Floor, East Hartford CT 06108
Glennmoon Scholarship C/O Association of Retired Teachers
68 Loomis St., Manchester CT 06042-1911