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December 15, 2017

Maxine Hayt, age 80, of Lake Mary, passed away on Wednesday, Dec. 6, 2017, at Florida Health-South Seminole Hospital in Longwood. A Brooklyn native, she was born on Jan. 3, 1937, to the late Julius and Alice Tamres Tarr. She received her Bachelor in Fine Arts and her Master in Fine Arts degrees from Columbia University.

Maxine was a highly regarded artist creating large highly detailed works of New York City’s downtrodden and elderly. Her works were shown in numerous single and mixed shows and she was represented by several New York Galleries. She and her husband, David, who survives her, lived in New York before relocating to the Orlando area three years ago.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by her daughter, Elizabeth (Robert) Atkins of New York; and her sons, Dr. Michael (Nancy) Hayt of Longwood and Paul (Jacque) Hayt of Port Washington, N.Y. She is also survived by her grandchildren, Hunter, Juliette, Ben, Brian and Jessica; and her brother, Kenneth (Charlotte) of Naples, Fla.

A funeral service was held at Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel with Rabbi David Kay of Congregation Ohev Shalom officiating. Interment took place at Beth David Cemetery in Elmont, N.Y. In memory of Maxine L. Hayt, the family requests contributions to the New Museum, 235 Bowery, New York, N.Y. 10002 or the North Shore Animal League America, 25 Davis Avenue, Port Washington, N.Y. 11050.

Arrangements entrusted to Beth Shalom Memorial Chapel, 640 Lee Road, Orlando, 32810. 407-599-1180.


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