Lola M. Haynes, 88, of Pinecrest Manor, passed away Monday, May 2, 2011, at her residence.
She was born Jan. 18, 1923, in Austin, the daughter of Harold and Delores Shepard Major. She married Lester E. Haynes, he predeceased her in October of 1958. Mrs. Haynes had been a Ridgway resident, since 1962. She was a member of the Trinity United Methodist Church, where she was also a member of the choir. She was a member of the American Legion Auxillary. She had been employed as a housekeeper for the Bogart Hotel.
She is survived by three children, Paul Haynes (Joyce) of Emporium, Gary Haynes (Susan) of Johnsonburg, and Cheryl Hodgson of Hamburg, N.Y.; seven grandchildren; nine great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; and four siblings, Stanley Major of Port Allegheny, Annamae Comino of Port Allegheny, Bonnie Kilcorn (Jerry) of Port Allegheny and by Pete Major of Austin.
She was predeceased by her parents; husband; a sister, Vivian Major; and by a brother, Donald Major.
Funeral and committal services for Lola Haynes will be held in the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home on Friday, May 6, 2011, at 9 a.m. Officiating will be Rev. David Roddy, pastor of the Trinity United Methodist Church. Interment will be in Portage Township Cemetery. Friends will be received at the funeral home on Thursday evening 6-8 p.m. and for one hour prior to the service Friday morning. Memorial donations may be made to the Trinity United Methodist Church, 19 South Broad St., Ridgway. PA 15853.