MAPLE GROVE — Maurice Charles Haynes, 77, of Maple Grove, died Monday, Oct. 6, 2003, at the Bassett Hospital in Cooperstown, with his family and his pastor at his side.
He was born on Dec. 21, 1925, in the town of Morris, the son of Verner Charles Haynes and Leatha (Sweet) Haynes.
He married Margaret O'Hara on June 23, 1949, a marriage of over 53 years.
He was a well known carpenter and painter in the Butternut Valley. He was a proud member of the River Street Baptist Church of Oneonta.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret, of Maple Grove; his children, Cindy Gilbert and companion Al Martin of Gilbertsville, and Tom Haynes and his wife, Donna of Dover, N.H.; a sister, Lila Swantak of South Kortright; his grandchildren, Tara Gilbert Finch and husband Bert of Mount Upton, Keri Gilbert of Charlotte, N.C., Kristyn Gilbert Ryan and husband Eric of Norwich, Alicia Haynes Smart and husband Jared of Dover; a great-grandson, Aiden Ryan of Norwich. Also his special friends, Toto and Pooch.
He was predeceased by his daughter, Angelia Haynes, who died in 1982.
Calling hours will be on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2003, from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Johnston Funeral Home in Morris. Funeral services will be on Friday, Oct. 10, 2003, at 11 a.m. at the River Street Baptist Church in Oneonta, with the Rev. Mel Farmer officiating.
Committal services and burial will be in Brookside Cemetery in Gilbertsville, in the afternoon at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to donate to the Angelia Haynes Memorial Fund, care of Cindy Gilbert, P.O. Box 237, Gilbertsville, NY 13776.
Funeral arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.
Published in The Daily Star on Oct. 7, 2003.
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