Mr. Wayne D. Sheets, 70, 26 McCuin Road, passed away Monday, August 15, 2011 at Alice Hyde Medical Center where he was admitted earlier that day.
Wayne was born December 14, 1940 in Massena to the late Alfred Ernest and Ada Page Sheets. He graduated from Massena High School. Wayne served in the US Army. On December 23, 1961, he married Laura A. McElheran at the First Methodist Church in Massena. She predeceased him on January 11, 2004. On December 31, 2005 he married Ann Salvail in Massena.
Wayne is retired from UPS where he was a truck delivery driver. He enjoyed going to yard sales and collecting baseball cards and coins. The Atlantic Braves were his favorite baseball team and he was a very patriotic man.
Wayne is survived by his wife, Ann; two daughters and their husbands, Raylene and J. Erik Hondusky and Tracy and Tom Gabor, both of Massena; a grandson, Brandon Sheets; and a great granddaughter, Madison; and three step daughters, Terry Salvail of North Carolina, Kristina Salvail of New Hampshire, Bonny Bausha of Maine
Memorial contributions can be made to Hope Lodge, 211 East Ave, Burlington, Vermont 05401.
Graveside services will be held privately at the convenience of the family at Pine Grove Cemetery, Norfolk, with Rev. Jeffery V. Aiosa, officiating.
Arrangements are with Donaldson Funeral Home, where condolences can be made on line at www.donaldsonfh.com.