Joan Marie Hayno • February 2, 2020
Joan Marie Hayno passed 2 Feb. 2020 after battling cancer. She was born in Nanticoke, Pennsylvania and was 68 years old. She was reared and attended schools in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. She joined the U.S. Navy in 1978 and served honorably for 20 years, retiring in 1999 as a Cryptologic Senior Chief Petty Officer. After completing basic training in Orlando, Florida she attended the Cryptologic Technician “A” School in Pensacola, Florida.
Joan Hayno and Elwood (Butch) Hayno were married over 33 years until her death. She and her husband settled in Pensacola, Florida in 1999 after retiring from the U.S. Navy and remained in Pensacola for the duration. She is survived by her loving husband Butch, two grandchildren, a niece, and a sister. She is preceded in death by a daughter Denise Novitski.
Joan Hayno served her country with honor and some of her assignments included Naval Station Homestead Florida; Edzell, Scotland; San Diego, California; Sabana Seca, Puerto Rico; HQ National Security Agency Maryland, and other. She was selected for Senior Chief Petty Officer in 1994. She was awarded numerous command Commendations, five Navy Achievement Medals, two Navy Commendation Medals, National Defense Service, and other.
All assistance offered to her family is deeply appreciated and any tributes can be sent to Pensacola Memorial Gardens, 7433 Pine Forest Rd., Pensacola, FL. 32526.
A visitation will be held at Pensacola Memorial Gardens Funeral Home on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 from 12:30PM until the service begins at 1PM. Procession to Barrancas National Cemetery for inurnment with Military Honors will leave Pensacola Memorial Gardens at 2:00pm.
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