Mrs J. Haines

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MRS Joan Haines, of Green Street, Great Gonerby, has died in Grantham Hospital. She was 90.

Born in Manners Street, Grantham, in December 1921, she was the daughter of Bill and Ada Andrew.

She has two surviving sisters, Dorrie and Joyce, and is predeceased by her sisters, Margaret and Stella and brother, Bill.

Mrs Haines leaves her daughter Pat, son-in-law Phil and two grandsons, Adam and Oliver.

During her working life Mrs Haines had worked in the canteens of Aveling Barford, Hill View, the Potteries in Stoke-on-Trent and the Post Office in Newbury, Berkshire. Her final employment was at Lovells Butchers in High Street, Great Gonerby.

Her interests included gardening, shopping (especially for clothes), bingo and knitting. She enjoyed holidays in Skegness and Ingoldmells with her sister Dorrie, holidays with Rose in Scotland, and coach trips with her friends.

Robert Holland conducted the funeral service at Grantham Crematorium Chapel.

Family mourners included: Pat and Phil, Adam and Oliver, Dorrie and Dave, Mike and Doreen, Sally, Andy and Amee, Mandy, Karen, Jane, Kevin and Jodie.

Other mourners included: Matthew and Tracey Powell, Lance and Nadine Powell, Mick and Cheryl Inger, Gillian Lenton, Susan Syddall, Mary Bowden, Veronica Sanderson, Derek Hill, Nancy Ellerby, Mervyn Bingham, Pat Jones, Lea Bingham, Jodie Barker, Mrs Towning, Mrs Nadollek, Mrs Bartholomew, Mr Beesley, Mr Bartholomew, Linda Hoyes, Maureen Sharp, Mr and Mrs Sands, Mr and Mrs Skinner, Mrs McNulty, Nina Conway, Mary Gill, Valerie Bamford, Betty Ward, Dave Knight, Max and Sandra Lenhart, Mr and Mrs P. Welch, Ray and Christine Childs, Janet and Graham Burton, Rose Smith, Michael Smith and Eunice and Gordon Tayton.

Funeral arrangements were by Robert Holland, St Catherine’s Road, Grantham.

Donations were received for SANDS (Stillbirth and Neonatal Death Society).