PRICE - Our loving mother, Sophia Mahleres Hayes, age 90, passed away on June 5, 2014.
Sophie was born in Price to Harry and Ourania Siampinos Mahleres on Nov. 20, 1923. She married Richard N. Hayes on April 27, 1952 in Price.
Sophie graduated from Holy Cross School of Nursing. She worked as a registered nurse. She was an active member of the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church as well as the National Philoptochos Society. She was involved in Active Re-Entry, the American Cancer Society, the Greek Festival, Beta Sigma Phi, and several other charitable organizations. A longstanding resident of Carbon County, Sophie will be greatly missed by all.
Sophie is survived by three sons and one daughter, Harry (Melinda) Hayes, Livermore, Calif., Bill Hayes, Price, Edie (Rex) Rhodes, Evanston, Wyo., Rich (Jan) Hayes, Salt Lake City; 11 grandchildren, Justin, Karl, Lindsey, Amanda, Zach, Max, Patrick, Mallory, Quintin, E.J., Dallas; 2 great-grandchildren, Keprie and Jaxon.
Preceded in death by her parents, husband, Richard; brothers, John, Angelo and Nick; and sister, Dea Diamanti.
The Trisagion service will be at 7 p.m. on Monday, June 9, 2014 at Mitchell Funeral Home (233 East Main Street) in Price. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, June 10, 2014 at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church with the Father Brendan Pelphrey, officiating. Burial will follow at Price City Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home where friends are always welcome daily and may share memories of Sophie at www.mitchellfuneralhome.net
In memory of Sophie, memorial contributions can be made to the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church, P.O. Box 688, Price, UT 84501 or Active Re-Entry, 10 South Fairgrounds Road, Price, UT 84501.