Obituaries June 30, 2011

Published on: June 30, 2011

Maurice N. Haines
1922 – 2011
Maurice (Mike) N. Haines, 88, of Sun City Center, FL and Cherry Hill and Camden, N.J., passed away June 11. Maurice was born on a farm in Primghar, Iowa on September 13, 1922. He grew up in Camden, NJ, married and raised his family in Cherry Hill, NJ, solely owned the Lakes Home & Auto Parts store in Medford Lakes, NJ, and retired to Florida in 1986. Maurice was preceded in death by his wife Betty Jane (Wildwood, NJ) just short of their 50th anniversary in 2004. He is survived by his two daughters, Melissa Haines, and Amy and husband Michael Loomer, and two granddaughters Kari and Krista Loomer.

“Moose” Haines proudly served in the US Army Air Corps Pilot Class of 1944 as a Fighter Pilot (Mustang P51) in WWII, was a POW in Germany, and retired from the USAF Reserves as a Lt. Colonel in 1982.  He continued his passion for flying throughout his life.  Mr. Haines was a 32nd Degree Mason and a member of the Medford, NJ Lodge.  He was an avid Baseball and Ice Hockey Fan.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Military Funeral Service on Friday, July 1st at 11am at Brigadier General William C. Doyle Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 350 Provinceline Road, Wrightstown, NJ.  In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to the American Red Cross. Our Dad climbed into the cockpit of his plane one last time and flew off into the great blue.  He is at peace and will be missed.

William Rutherford
William Rutherford passed away June 13. He was born Sept. 23, 1936 he is survived by his best friend and caregiver Ben Zingale; two children, Linda MacDougall and David Rutherford of Michigan; two sisters, six grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and seven of man’s best friends which were a big part of his life. A memorial service will be at the Riverview Moose Lodge, 900 Honeywell Road, Gobsonton, Florida, on Sunday, June 26 at 2 p.m.

Arrangements were made by Zipperer’s Funeral Home.