Romano Funeral Home


Joann Hayes

August 16, 1946January 4, 2021

Joann (Silvestri) Hayes, 74, of Coconut Creek, FL passed away January 4, 2021 in Boca Raton Regional Medical Center.

Born in Providence, she was the daughter of the late Raymond and Sarah (Pellegrino) Silvestri.

She was the mother of Sharon Tetrault, Shannon Lawson, Kerri Stetson, Coleen O’Brien and the late Colin S. Hayes and Stepmother to Diane Archer. Joann leaves behind 13 beloved Grandchildren and 10 Great grandchildren.

Sister of Theresa Crugnale, Raymond Silvestri, Jr., Susan DiFolco and Domenic Silvestri. She was the beloved life partner of Richard Bower and former wife of the late Colin Hayes.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Wednesday, January 13, 2021 at 10:00 AM in the Immaculate Conception Church, 237 Garden Hills Drive, Cranston. Social distancing, masks and occupancy restrictions will be observed.

A family burial to follow in St. Ann Cemetery.


  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Wednesday, January 13, 2021



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Kelly-Beth Clayton

January 10, 2021

Aunty you will be forever missed My heart goes out to Dickie and your Kids and grandkids , your Memory will live forever in the smiles of the loved ones you leave behind ..Rest In Paradise

Donna Folcarelli

January 10, 2021

May you R. I.P Joann, heaven definitely gained an angel. You are One of the truest friends I ever had and will truly be missed. You will be in my heart many years of memories. Until we meet again, ❤️.

Linda Emma-Link

January 10, 2021

May you Rest in Peace dear cousin Joanne, You will be missed by many! God has you in his arms now and you will suffer no longer.
May your Family be comforted for this loss sadness and for all that knew her. Miss you bunches already, love Cousin Linda

Bob & Antonelli

January 10, 2021

Our deepest sympathy and condolences to Joann's family and Dickie Bower. Remembering the good times we had attending Doo-Wop's. RIP

Jeanne Rossi

January 8, 2021

Joann was a kind hearted, loving, generous, person. It’s a great loss for all who knew and loved her. My deepest condolences to her family, she will be missed. May she Rest In Peace.💐💫🕊🕊🌅