HAVRE DE GRACE, MD. ó Charles Edward Sines, of North East, Md., passed away on Jan.18, 2013. He was 70.
He was born in Aberdeen, Md., to the late Arlie Franklin Sines Sr. and Lillie Blanche Strader Sines.
He was the husband of the late Shelley S. Sines.
He is survived by his children Sara-Jayne Walker (Allen) of Havre de Grace, Md., Ret. SSgt. Randy Sweat (Barbara) of New Burn, N.C., Gwendolyn Sines-Sanders (Billy) of Earleville, Md. and Ida Sines (Jason) of Elkton, Md.
He was the adored grandfather of Robert, Mark, Earl, Larry, Tyler, Jacob, Andrew, William, Samuel, Franklin and preceded in death by grandsons Lucas and Teddy. He was the great-grandfather of Kendall and Robbie. He was the dear brother of Frank Sines, Paul Sines, Rose Wright, Ruth Morris and was preceded in death by siblings Floyd Sines, Frannie Elliott and Helen Elliott.
Mr. Sines retired from Aberdeen Proving Ground. He served in both the U.S. Marine Corps., and the U.S. Air Force.
He was a member of the American Legion Post 47 in Havre de Grace, Md., the Old Maidís Club and was a member of the 40 and 8 and the Moose Lodge in New Burn, N.C.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, Jan. 28, 2013, at 6 p.m. at the American Legion Post 47, 501 St. Johnís Street, Havre de Grace, Md. Pastor Edward Heydt will officiate.
In lieu of flowers memorial donations can be made to the Sines Family in care of Zellman Funeral Home, P.A., 123 S. Washington Street, Havre de Grace, Md.