Catherine Elizabeth Hayser, 63, a lifelong resident of Elizabeth, Died at home in the company of her loving husband Jay on Wednesday, September 25, 2019 after a long struggle with cancer. A Graduate of Mother Seton High School, she was employed by Merck & Company & GP Strategies for the last thirty years as a Human Resources Specialist & an Organizational Trainer. She enjoyed spending time at the Jersey Shore & visiting Atlantic City. She enjoyed celebrating the holiday's with family & friends while preparing many Slovak desserts & cookies. She was also very proud of her Irish heritage. She was a communicant of St. Genevieve's RC Church, Elizabeth. She is predeceased by her parents, Michael J. Orak, Sr. & his wife Catherine. Surviving are her husband James E. Hayser, & her cherished pet Maxie, a brother Michael J. Orak, Jr. & his wife Elizabeth of Bayville, NJ, her mother-in-law Kathleen Hayser of Cranford. Also, brother's -in-law Michael & his wife Kathy of Sherman, CT., Leo & his wife Barbara of Tybee Island, Ga. & a sister-in-law Kathleen Farrell & her husband Michael of San Diego, Ca., & many nieces & Nephews. Relatives & Friends are invited to the funeral from the August F. Schmidt Memorial Funeral Home for Funerals, 139 Westfield Ave., Elizabeth, NJ. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at St. Genevieve Roman Catholic Church, 300 Monmouth Road, Elizabeth, at 10 AM on Monday, 9/30/19. Entombment St. Gertrude Cemetery, Colonia. Visiting Sunday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM.