Donald E. Haines

WILMINGTON – Donald E. Haines, 96, formerly of Warren, passed away on Thursday morning, Nov. 14, 2013.

He was a graduate of Wayne High School, then on to Wilmington College receiving an elementary education degree, following that received two degrees from Ohio State in 1939 and then his master’s in 1947.

Having taught in various school districts, he retired as superintendent of Leavittsburg school system and then went on to retire from the State Department of Education.

He was a member of the Tod Avenue UMC in Warren; past president of the Ohio Retired Teachers; and an avid fan and season ticket-holder of the Ohio State Buckeyes football team since 1944.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Rozella Lucas Haines.

The funeral service was held on Saturday at Littleton Funeral Home, Sabina.

Memorials are suggested to Tod United Methodist Church, 155 Tod Ave. N.W., Warren, OH 44485.

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