Lola M. Haynes, 88, of Pinecrest Manor, died 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, who predeceased her in October 1958.
She 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 Auxiliary. 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 Allegany, Annamae Comino of Port Allegany, Bonnie Kilcorn (Jerry) of Port Allegany, and Pete Major of Austin.
Besides her her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Vivian Major, and a brother, Donald Major.
Funeral and committal services for Lola M. Haynes will be held in the Meehan-Shilk Funeral Home, Ridgway, on Friday at 9 a.m. Officiating will be the 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 from 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.