BERNARD H. "BEN" HAYES, 86, of Saranac, N.Y. diedWednesday, Dec. 19, 2012, at his home.He was born in Saranac, N.Y., on Feb. 4, 1926 the son of Harold and Eva (LaFountain) Hayes. At Bernard's request there will be no calling hours. A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 21, at St. James Church, Cadyville. Interment with full military honors will follow at the Church of the Assumption Cemetery in Redford. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made the VFW Post #125 or the Saranac Rescue Squad. A complete obituary will be published in Friday's Press. Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, 3 Park Row, Cadyville, NY 12918.