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Keith Hayden

April 27, 1960 ~ January 6, 2021 (age 60)

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Keith passed away due to complications of Covid 19 having survived Colon Cancer three years ago.

Surviving are his wife Theresa B. Hayden and a cat, Ashely; mother Patricia Ann Pellegrino, 1 brother, Bruce R. Hayden along with his wife, Ginny Hayden.

Also surviving are his brother-in-law, Richard Rudnicki; sister-in-law Jolanta Rudnicka; one nephew, Alexander Rudnicki and one niece, Marie Rudnicki.

Keith was a dedicated career chef; working tirelessly in the restaurant business then in the business dining sector for all of his adult life. He enjoyed being with people and had a good sense of humor. 

He played the snare drum in high school and enjoyed music.  Loved the Beatles, Rock and Roll (big hair bands) Comedians and television (mostly Sports).

Bowling was his passion since a child stopping only because of Cancer.  He enjoyed bass fishing.  Also was pretty good at a game of darts, card games and board games. Loved going to the camp ground and being with friends.  Enjoyed a good camp fire and Coca Cola.

Was the inventor of the Double Tear Dispenser.

He will be missed by many.

Visitations will be held on Saturday, January 9, 2021 from 5:00PM – 9:00PM at the Gosselin Funeral Home, 660 New Dover Road, Edison, NJ 08820. Blessing will be conducted by Fr. Joseph Kubiak during the visitation.

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January 9, 2021

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Gosselin Funeral (New Dover Road, Edison)

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