Mary Haines

(Mar 7, 1938 to Jan 23, 2013)

Mary arrived at Ellis Island with her family at age 11. Theyrnwere emigrants from Scotland and had only $10 dollars on them, but theyrnalso had the determination to make it in America.rn She was a graduate of Bordentown High School and raised sevenrnchildren.rn Later years found her working as a crossing guard in Willingborornand relaxing, watching some NCIS, reading romance novels, crocheting,rnknitting, and collecting dolls.rn She was a member of the Riverside Fire Department LadiesrnAuxiliary and a lifetime member of the Burlington County LadiesrnAuxiliary.rn She also worked for many years at Gambles in Riverside andrnRingling Bros. Circus in Florence.rn A date to a firemans’ dinner with Walt would bloom into a 38rnyear marriage.rn She is survived by her children: Ricky Boyd, Bill Boyd, PattyrnSekula, Martha Dillon, Mary Werner and Gail McNeal; her brothers, Patrnand Michael Currie; 14 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.rn Pre-deceased by a daughter, Theresa, a son, Jim Boyd and herrnparents James and Martha Currie.rnCome celebrate 74 motherly years Monday 10 to 11 a.m. at Sweeney FuneralrnHome, Riverside where there will be a service at 11 a.m. Interment St.rnPeter Cemetery, Riverside.rnSweeney Funeral HomernRiverside

6 thoughts on “Mary Haines

  1. Patti Salyer Gellner

    Thanks Patti for putting this on here. Mare you are so right your Mom did a good job raising all of you. I loved her and always will. Prayers for all of you. God bless

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