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Katherine A. Haynes, 79

OSWEGO, NY – Katherine A. Haynes, 79, a resident of 131 W. First St., passed away on Saturday August 18, 2012, at Oswego Hospital.

Born in Oswego, she was a daughter of the late James and Helen (Schaffer) Fantom and was a graduate of Oswego High School.

Katherine, along with her late husband, George “Ed” Haynes, owned and operated Ed’s Tavern in Minetto for more than 20 years.

She was a member of the Moose Club, loved to play bingo and was an avid card player.

Surviving are her sister, Peggy (Robert) Smith of Oswego; two brothers, James Fantom and Thomas (Shelia) Fantom both of Oswego; three grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, George “Ed” Haynes, in 2004; and her stepson, Robert Haynes.

Funeral services will be held on Thrusday at noon from the Dowdle Funeral Home with calling hours from 10:30 a.m. to noon prior to the service.

Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a charity of choice.