Joan U'Ren Gaines, 87, a longtime resident of the town of Niagara, passed away peacefully on November 8, 2017, in Our Lady of Peace. Born in Niagara Falls, NY, on October 21, 1930, she was the daughter of Richard B. and Lena (Salter) U'Ren.
Mrs. Gaines was a longtime and faithful member of Colonial Village Presbyterian Church. An active women, she enjoyed bingo, puzzles, ceramics, shopping and garage sales.
She was predeceased by her husband, Thomas, in 1982.
Survivors include children, Cheryl (David) Paduano of Ransomville, Gary Gaines and Mark (Kristine) Gaines both of Niagara Falls; sister, Grace Gaines of Niagara Falls; grandchildren, Courtney and Carly Taylor, Larissa (Gaines) Jacobs, Shaun and Stephanie Paduano and Sami Gaines; great-grandchildren, Mason, Devin, Cash William and Wyatt. She was predeceased by siblings, Carol and Richard U'Ren.
Family present on Sunday from 12-4 PM in the Lane Funeral Home, Inc., 8622 Buffalo Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Funeral services on Monday at 10 AM in Colonial Village Presbyterian Church, 4813 Kline Road, Niagara Falls, NY 14304. Please assemble at church.
The interment will be in Acacia Park Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Alzheimer's Association of WNY.
Published on November 10, 2017