Bertha Adline Haines

1916 – 2009

FARMINGTON — Bertha Adline Haines, 93, of Rangeley died early Tuesday morning, Nov. 10, at the Sandy River Center for Healthcare in Farmington.

She was born at Quimby Pond in Rangeley on June 23, 1916, a daughter of Otto and Bana (Moore) Lamb. She received her education in Rangeley schools and was a graduate of Rangeley High School. On Nov. 28, 1935, she married Lawrence George Haines and she worked with her husband as a bookkeeper in their construction business, L. G. Haines Construction. Mr. Haines died March 1, 1995.

She was a charter member of the Church of the Good Shepherd since 1927, and was active in the church her entire life, as well as in the Episcopal Church Women. She was a member of the Daughters of the King, past president of the American Legion Auxiliary and was past worthy matron of the Order of the Eastern Star, Maneskootuk Chapter 194 as well as Somerset Chapter 80. She enjoyed knitting, going for walks, and visiting with her friends.

She is survived by her children, Ronald Haines and his wife, Klara, of Rangeley, Roger Haines and his wife, Diane, of Camden, Gilbert Haines and his wife, Patricia, of Venice, Fla., and Sheila Waldeck and her husband, James, of Rangeley; grandchildren, Stuart Haines of West Palm Beach, Fla., Christopher Haines of Wilmington, N.C., Tanya Kibler of Lincolnville and Gordon Waldeck of Rangeley; great-grandchildren, Jacob, Nicholas and Samuel Ehrnstein of Austin, Texas, Kristian, Kavan and Kingston Kibler of Lincolnville, Meika Toothaker of Freeman and Abigail Waldeck of Rangeley; nieces, Dorothy Miller and Lori Lamb; and nephews, Keith and Brian Lamb.

She was predeceased by siblings Warric Lamb, Justine Miller, and Phillip Lamb; and a granddaughter, Melony Haines who died Sept. 26, 1999.

HAINES — Bertha Adline, 93, of Rangely, died in Farmington on Tuesday, Nov. 10. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 15, from the Church of the Good Shepherd, 2614 Main Street, Rangeley with an Order of the Eastern Star service at the conclusion of the funeral. Interment will follow at Evergreen Cemetery. Following services, a luncheon will be provided in the church undercroft. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the Church of the Good Shepherd Saturday from 5 to 7 p.m. The family suggests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made in Bertha’s memory to the Church of the Good Shepherd, P.O. Box 156, Rangeley, ME 04970. Words of condolences may be expressed to the family at [email protected] Funeral services are being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center of Farmington.

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