The Westfield Leader
Thursday, March 4, 1999
ROY HANEY, 85, CHEMICAL ENGINEER
For EXXON OIL CO. in FLORHAM PARK
Roy E. D. HANEY, 85, of South Bristol, Maine, died on Wednesday, February 24, at Miles Memorial Hospital in Damariscotta
[after a two-year illness], Maine.
Born in Knowlton, Iowa, he was the son of Willie and May (DUNLAP) HANEY.
Mr. HANEY received his public education in Des Moines Schools. He earned a Bacholer of Science degree
form Iowa State University and a doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering from Yale University.
Mr. HANEY was a chemical engineer with Exxon Oil Co. in Florham Park, New Jersey for 33 years. During that time,
he, his wife Helen and their children, resided in Westfield, N.J. Retiring in 1976, the couple split their time
between South Bristol and West Palm Beach, Fla. For over 50 years, Mr. HANEY was a member of the
American Institute of Chemical Engineers and the American Chemical Society.
Mr. HANEY'S closest friends and relatives would all agree that he could be quite cantankerous in a benign sort of way. He
treasured his times with those friends, particularly Ernie and Ruth MUSSELWHITE of Stowe, VT. His curiosity never waned
and he began surfing the Internet at age 84.
He was precedeased by
his parents, Willie and May DUNLAP HANEY.
Surviving are his wife, Helen POOCKER HANEY; three children, William D.
HANEY of East Boothbay, Maine, Margaret N. EMOND of Atlanta, Georgia, and Richard P. HANEY of Greensboro, North
Carolina; and three grandchildren.
All services will be private. Arrangements were handled by the Strong Funeral Home
Memorial donations may be made to the South Bristol Volunteer Fire Department.
The most wasted of all days is one without laughter. -- E. E. CUMMINGS
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