Gary D. Haines, Sr

Jan 26, 1940 - Jun 7, 2017

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Scarborough - Gary D. Haines, Sr., 77, of Scarborough, ME passed away peacefully on Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at Gosnell House, Scarborough ME surrounded by his loving family.

Gary was born in Fort Fairfield, ME, a son of Graydon D. and Alta M. (Hill) Haines. He was educated at the Fort Fairfield schools and graduated from Fort Fairfield High School in 1958. Gary worked most of his career in the accounting dept. at Potato Service Inc. in Presque Isle. Upon moving to Scarborough, he worked in the accounting dept. at Ryder Truck Co. until he retired.

His wife of 47 years, Althea, passed away in 2006. Gary was also predeceased by his father Graydon Haines Sr. and mother Alta (Hill) Haines as well as his brothers Graydon (Glenna) Haines, Richard (Janice) Haines, Sheldon (Mary) Haines and his sister Glenna (Burpee) Kyle.

The pride and joy of Gary's life was his children and grandchildren. Gary is survived by his children Cynthia Dwyer and her husband Martin of Grovetown, GA, Jeffrey S. Haines and his wife Ann of Saco ME, Heidi A. McDonald and her husband Peter of Scarborough, Gary H. Haines, Jr. of West Lebanon, NH and Hollie Ouellette and her husband David of Scarborough, nine grandchildren and six great-grandchildren as well as many nieces and nephews.

The family would like to thank the kind and compassionate staff at Springbrook Center in Westbrook for the wonderful care they provided to Gary over the last few years.

A private graveside service will be held at Laurel Hill Cemetery, Saco Me. Arrangements entrusted to Hobbs Funeral Home, South Portland ME. Online condolences may be offered at www.hobbsfuneralhomes.com.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the American Lung Association, 55 W. Wacker Drive, Suite 1150, Chicago IL 60601.
Published on  June 10, 2017
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