Muriel Joan (Raybuck) Hay,
89, passed away Thursday, February 25, at her home
surrounded by family and loved ones after a
multi-year battle with cancer. Muriel was born in
Butler, PA, December 15, 1931 to Paul George Raybuck
and Annie Rosanna (Eiffler) Raybuck.
She graduated Butler High School in 1949 and was
married October 28, 1950 to Russell L. Hay with whom
she had seven children.
Muriel's passions in life were her relationship with
the Lord, her children and grandchildren, and her
various artistic talents which she tried to pass on
to her family and use to glorify God. Muriel was a
lifelong member of Summit Presbyterian Church to
which she devoted much of her time and talent.
Through her years, she contributed her creative
talents to the church, served as a Sunday School
teacher, deacon, and elder, and through her example
had an impact on countless people's lives. In her
younger years, she was also known for creating
ornate wedding and event cakes for family and
friends. She enjoyed photography and reading. Her
parting wish would be for all to come to know and
serve her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.
Preceding her in death were Russell, her husband of
59 years, an infant son, Drew Lorraine Hay, and her
sister Marilyn (Raybuck) Stamp of Evans City, PA.
Surviving are 6 children, Phillip Hay (Peg) of
Fenelton, Daniel Hay (Cindy) of Butler, Jennifer
Henderson Suttor (Mike) of Butler, Lisa Seybert
(Tim) of Butler, Paula Hay (Kevin Frye) of Butler,
and Timothy Hay of Butler; 7 Grandchildren, Rick
(Ginny) Bold, Drew (Gretchen) Hay, Rikki (Mike)
Woodling, April (Jess) Bemish, Patty Hay, Shane
(Lisa) Seybert, and Kayleigh Seybert; 15
great-grandchildren, Josh Carlisle, Jordon Bold,
Niven and Maddy Hay, Collette (Chris) Musati,
Gabriel Stupka, Zachary and Ivy Woodling, Logan and
Tanner Bemish, Timothy, Freya and Zora Seybert,
Andrew Ramsey, James Gradwell; one great, great
granddaughter, Harlee Musati. She is also survived
by a brother, Karl Raybuck of Mentor, Ohio, as well
as several nieces and nephews.
Friends and Family of Muriel Joan Hay, will be
received at Summit Church, at the corner of Caldwell
Drive and Saxonburg Road, Tuesday, March 2, from
11:00 AM to 2:00 PM for viewing with memorial
service at 2:00.
Arrangements are being handled by Thompson-Miller
Funeral Home, Inc., 124 East North Street, Butler,
In lieu of flowers, family requests donations be
made to HIS Kids Christian School, 650 Saxonburg Rd,
Butler, PA. 16002.