Martha M. Hey

May 10, 1942 ~ March 7, 2022 (age 79)


Martha M. Hey, age 79 of Dayton, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 7, 2022 at Sycamore Hospital. She was born on May 10, 1942 in Paragould, AR, the daughter of the late Joseph M. & Sue Frances (Holloway) Straub.

Mrs. Hey was a member of Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church, and a member and Past-President of the Legion of Mary. Martha was also a former member of the Lioness Club in West Carrollton.

Preceded in death by her husband John Hey in 2001, her 4 brothers Joseph William Straub, Thomas Matthew Straub, David Scott Straub and Virgil Albert Straub.

She is survived by her 2 sons John Hey & wife Kendra Calanchini, and Kenneth Hey, her daughter Donna Payne and husband Joe, her 2 sisters Cathy Carter & Rose Brashers and husband Daniel, sister-in-law Ruth Jones-Hey, 10 grandchildren, 11 great grandchildren, special friend Marge Houston, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives, and friends.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 14, 2022 at Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church with Father Jerome Bishop, Celebrant. Burial Miamisburg Catholic Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sunday at the Swart Funeral Home, West Carrollton.

If so, desired memorial contributions may be made to the charity of your choice in Mrs. Hey’s memory.

Please share memories and condolences at Expressions of Sympathy, Love, and Thinking of You cards may be sent to The Family of Mrs. Martha M. Hey  C/O Swart Funeral Home, 207 E. Central Ave., West Carrollton, Ohio 45449.

**** The Mass will be livestreamed through Please go to Covid update. Live streaming information. OLGH YouTube channel for olghmass. Click link, for the service for Mrs. Martha Hey. 

This is the link to the zoom visitation on Sunday, March 13, 2022 from 1:30 p.m. until 4:00 p.m.:


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March 13, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Swart Funeral Home
207 E. Central Ave
West Carrollton, OH 45449

Mass of Christian Burial
March 14, 2022

11:00 AM
Our Lady of Good Hope Catholic Church

Miamisburg, Ohio 45342

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