Hailey N. Bear, age 23, of Chester Springs, passed away suddenly on Thursday December 24, 2015 at the Woodhull Medical Center in Brooklyn, New York.
Born in Montgomery County, Hailey was the beloved daughter of Les Bear (Joanne Peskoff Bear Esq.) of Malvern and Wendy E. Bear (Doug T. Parisano) of Exton.
Hailey was a 2011 graduate of Downingtown East High School, where she swam for the varsity swim team. She was also a member of the Whitford swim team for many years.
Hailey was currently in her final semester at the Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan. Fashion was her passion. She had interned for designer Marc Jacobs and was currently working with Urban Outfitters in New York.
In addition to her parents, Hailey is survived by her siblings, Todd, Chad, Neil, Jordyn and Connor. She is also survived by her maternal grandparents Carol A. Lytle (Ken) and Bernard R. Eisenhour, and her paternal grandfather Robert W. Bear. Hailey was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Betty J. Bear.
Gifts to the Hailey Bear Memorial Fund will be used to award grants
to charitable causes that were near and dear to Hailey.
Hailey Bear Memorial Fund c/o CCCF
28 West Market Street
West Chester, PA 19382