Webster George Haines, father of A.J. Haines, former M.P.P. for Lincoln, passed away late Saturday night at his home in Jordan. In his 87th year, he had been in poor health for the past year.
The late Mr. Haines was born in Wainfleet Township but came to Jordan as a boy and has lived here ever since. He has been a successful farmer on land given to his grandfather by Crown deed. He had been one of the biggest buyers of apples for wholesale trade in this district, and had taken great pride in his model vineyard.
He was a member of Ivy Lodge, A.F. & A.M., Beamsville, and was a staunch Liberal.
Besides a host of friends and acquaintances, the late Mr. Haines is survived by his sorrowing widow, the former Sarah Laws; one son, A.J. Haines; one brother, Curtis; one sister, Mrs. Nellie Butcher; two grandchildren and one great grandchild, all of Jordan.
Funeral services took place on Tuesday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock at the family residence, Jordan, with interment in Oaklawn Cemetery, Jordan Station. Services were conducted by Rev. Dr. J.P. Jones,, Rev. C.A. Flook and Rev. C.G. McPhee.