OBIT- HAINES, Frederick William Chesley

Frederick William Chesley Haines age 63, of Amherst Shore passed
away peacefully, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle
with Mantle Cell Lymphoma on Monday, March 7, 2005 at Cumberland
Regional Health Care Center, Upper Nappan, N.S.

Born in Amherst, he was a son of the late Frederick Haines Sr. and
Janet (Fowler) (Haines) Lines.

Fred worked in the accounting office at Robb Engineering for 19
years before moving to Parrsboro where he worked as Town Clerk for 2
years.

In 1981 Fred moved back to Amherst where he worked for the Town of
Amherst first as Director of Finance and then Town Clerk.

Following his retirement he worked at Sears in Amherst until his
illness.

Fred was a member of the Amherst Rotary Club, serving as President
for one year. He served as an auditor on the Board of Directors for
the Northport Community Center where he also called bingo.

He was a member of First Baptist Church, Amherst where he was a
choir member and served on several boards and committees.

Fred's gift of music allowed him to contribute to the community as a
soloist for numerous weddings and funerals.

He was a great fan of the Montreal Canadians, he loved collecting
flags and had a passion for bird watching.

Fred loved his family and enjoyed spending time on the beach with
his grandchildren whom he adored.

He is survived by his wife the former Judy Brown, one daughter
Jennifer Haines (Joel Morton) of Amherst and one son Peter Haines
(Trisha Manship) of Riverview, N.B., one sister Diane Haines of
Amherst Shore, one half sister Gail Haines of Winnipeg, Manitoba,
two granddaughters Madeline and Olivia and many nieces and nephews.

Fred was predeceased by a daughter Melanie in infancy, one niece
Tanya Olsen and one nephew Wade Olsen and his step father Art Lines.

Cremation has taken place.

At Fred's request there will be no visitation.

Funeral service will be held on Thursday, March 10, 2005 at 2 p.m.
from First Baptist Church, Amherst with Rev. Byron Corkum and Rev.
Danny Compton officiating.

Family flowers only.

Donations in Fred's memory may be made to the Victorian Order of
Nurses, Maggie's place or the charity of your choice.

Arrangements entrusted to Campbell's Funeral Home, 98 Church St.,
Amherst (667-9906).

www.campbellsfh.com

(Amherst Daily News Wednesday, March 9, 2005)