Melody Maines

Melody Maines, 57, of Kissimmee Fla., passed away on Wednesday, August 29, with her loving family by her side. She was born in Amsterdam, N.Y. to William and Betty (Graff) Maines.

She was raised in Hagaman and Northville, N.Y., graduating from Northville Central School.

She worked for General Electric and the New York State Power Authority and enjoyed living in the Adirondacks and in Florida.

She is survived by her one daughter, Cinnamon Hawkins of Kissimmee, FL; and brothers, Wayne (Kelly) of Austin, TX and William (Mary) Maines of Fort Johnson, N.Y.; her beloved grandchildren, Hunnie, Hazel and Sage; also nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts and uncles.

Donations can be made in Melody’s name to the American Cancer Society, P.O. Box 22478, Oklahoma City, OK 73123.

A service will take place in New York to celebrate Melody’s life, at a later date and convenience of the family.