November 25, 1931 -- November 3, 2018
Priscilla Ruth Haynes passed away on November 3, 2018 at Greencroft
Goshen, where she had resided for the past 8 years. Priscilla was born on
November 25, 1931 in Oak Park, Illinois, the only child of Ruth and Ennis
Dillon. She graduated from Knox College in Galesburg, IL in 1953 and then
began teaching high school English in Bensenville, IL, which she
continued until her marriage to Jack Austin Haynes in June of 1957.
Priscilla and Jack lived in a number of locations through the Midwest,
where they dedicated themselves to raising their 4 children, David, Helen,
Elizabeth and Carolyn. In 1969, the family moved to Dearborn, Michigan
and, in the mid-1980s, Priscilla began an affiliation with the University of
Michigan-Dearborn, where she held several positions in the Financial
Services area until her retirement in 1996. Both before and after her
retirement, Priscilla spent many hours participating in the lives of her
grandchildren, sharing her many interests and talents with them. Jack and
Priscilla moved from Dearborn to Greencroft Middlebury in 2005 and
resided there until 2011, when they moved to Greencroft Goshen.
Priscilla is predeceased by her beloved husband, Jack, and survived by her
four children, David (Jennifer) of Mission Viejo, California; Helen of Gilbert,
SC; Elizabeth of Northville, Michigan; and Carolyn (Lyle Hardman) of
Granger, Indiana; 9 grandchildren: Jennifer Haynes of New York, NY;
Christopher Haynes (Rebecca) of Acworth, GA; Sarah Savino of Leadville,
CO; Spencer Savino of Mission Viejo, CA; Jaclyn Culler of Bloomfield Hills,
MI; Timothy Nicolosi of Charlotte, NC; Katelyn Culler of Lafayette, IN; David
Hardman of Granger, IN; and Daniel Hardman of Granger, IN; and sister-in-
law Sue Kellar of West Covina, CA.
Visitation will be from 5-7 pm Tuesday, November 6 and 9-11 am
Wednesday, November 7 at Miller-Stewart Funeral Home, Middlebury.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, November 7, also at
the funeral home. Burial will be in Grace Lawn Cemetery, Middlebury.
Memorials may be given to the Greencroft Foundation or the Alzheimer’s
~ ~ ~ ~ Online Condolences ~ ~ ~ ~
Please accept our deepest sympathies on your loss. You are in our
thoughts and prayers.
From: Lane and Pam Flitcraft
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Please accept our deepest condolences! May her memory be a blessing.
From: UMIH Family
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Dear Helen and Tim, You are in our thoughts and prayers as you grieve the
loss of your mom and grandmother. May you be comforted that she is at
peace and with your father and grandfather. I was often told how she was
truly loved by so many throughout her life (especially her students) and I
know how much you loved her too. Please accept our most sincere
From: Monique , Paul, Paige and Austin
Priscilla R. Haynes