William (Bill) E. Haines, 62, of Newport (formerly of Scranton), passed away early Wednesday, August 3, 2016 peacefully at his home.
He was born August 14, 1953 in Scranton, PA and was the son of Noreen (Mattern) Haines and the late William A. Haines.
He proudly served 20 years in the United States Coast Guard and was a member of Hilltop Christian Church in Newport, PA. He was an avid sports fan and loved Penn State, the Pittsburgh Steelers and NASCAR.
Surviving are his wife Deanna (Reisinger) Haines; mother Noreen Haines of Tunkhannock; a daughter, Jennifer (Haines) Jumper of Marysville and husband Aaron and grand daughter Ella Hope. A son, William A. Haines II of Tennessee and wife Amber, granddaughter, Alex and grandson Liam. Two sisters, Patricia (Haines) Bartsch of Tunkhannock, and Eileen (Haines) Fanus of Harrisburg, 1 niece, 3 nephews and a great nephew. He was preceded in death by his father and a sister, Donna Haines of Tunkhannock.
Services will be held at 2 PM on Sunday, August 7 at Hilltop Christian Church, 721 Hillcrest Drive, Newport, PA 17074 with a visitation from 1 PM-2 PM. His Pastor, James Penica, will officiate. A private burial will be held at Fort Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, Annville.
In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to Hilltop Christian Church, 721 Hillcrest Drive, Newport, PA 17074.