Grace Hayes has been a member of Wethersfield United Methodist Church since she relocated here in 1975. She grew up in Hartford and worked as an RN in Texas and the Carolinas while her late first husband served as a USMC pilot. She and her husband Gerry raised their three children here. Grace worked in long term care and now enjoys retirement. She is busy with her grandchildren, 100 year old mother, gardening and tutoring refugees in English and citizenship.