John A. Hayden, 54, Lucent Data Processor

John A. Hayden, 54, a lifelong resident of Haverhill, passed away suddenly Jan. 13, at Holy Family Hospital at Merrimack Valley. Born on Dec. 7, 1960.

He was the son of Theresa E. (Daigle) Hayden and the late Richard C. Hayden.

Hayden graduated from Whittier Regional Vocational Technical High School, class of 1980, where he studied data processing. He then joined Lucent Technologies and worked 17 years as a data processor. He was a member of First Baptist Church. He enjoyed traveling to various area events with his friends.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend Hayden's funeral Monday, Jan. 19, at 10 a.m., at Dole, Childs & Shaw Funeral Home, 148 Main Street, Haverhill. Calling hours at the funeral home will be Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m.