In Memoriam : John Haley, Sr.

John Haley, Sr. John "Jack" C. Haley, Sr. - age: 78
(September 13, 1935 to August 09, 2014 )
Resident of Saco, Maine

Visitation Information:
A memorial service will be held Saturday August 16th at 1:00PM at the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church. Pleasant Hill Rd, Hollis, ME. Services will conclude with military honors. Pastor Brian Blair will officiate. Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral and Cremation Services are in charge of the arrangements.
Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Diabetes Association of Maine P. O. Box 10310, Portland, ME 04104 or to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 US Route One, Scarborough, ME 04073.

Obituary:
John “Jack” C. Haley Sr., 79 of Buxton Road, passed away Saturday August 9, 2014 at his residence.
He was born in Biddeford Maine September 13, 1935 the son of Gordon and Thelma Romprey Haley.
Jack attended local schools and later graduated from Thornton Academy in 1954. He served in the US Navy Reserves until 1961. Working at many of the local garages, Jack then worked for Sylvania GTE until his retirement. After he retired he opened his own machine shop in Saco which is now run by his grandson, Daryl.
Jack enjoyed racing, going to fairs, golfing and spending time with his family. He could often be seen on his front porch of his house on the Buxton Road waving to folks as they passed by.
He is a member of the Pleasant Hill Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years Sylvia Fay Haley of Saco, a daughter Sonya Booth and her husband John of Saco, a sister Linda Marie Haley of Saco, 8 grandchildren Richard, John, Travis, Nick, Donna, Daryl, Amanda, and Jason, and 7 great grand children.
He is predeceased by 2 sons John Haley Jr. in 2005 and Joey Haley in 1957.
Jack also had several adopted grandchildren, who referred to him as Grandpa, Michael, Jimmy, Michelle, Katelyn, Crystal and others.








Garrvan Knox - August 13, 2014Contact this person Contact this person
Mr. Haley (I wouldn't think of calling him Jack!) and Mrs. Haley were always kind and tolerant of me. There son John and I were typical boys growing up in the country, usually doing something we shouldn't be! Mr. Haley didn't say much, but he was always straightforward and clearly understood. It has been many years since I have looked into my memories and heart about my feelings of him and they are all good. I am saddened by his loss, the world has one less good man for family, friends to enjoy and love. My love, thoughts and prayers are with Mrs. Haley, Sonya and family today and the days ahead - Garrvan Knox



Karen Walker - August 13, 2014Contact this person Contact this person
Sylvia, My heart is aching for you and your family. Jack was loved by everyone who knew him and he will be missed by all of us. God Bless you and help you through this difficult time! Hugs!! Karen



    
 





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