David Haynes

Obituary of David Haynes

David John Haynes, beloved husband, brother, and son, 60, of Princeton Junction died Monday, March 16, 2015. Born in London, England, he resided in Plainsboro before moving to Princeton Junction in 1998. Dave was an avid amateur musician, playing bass guitar and upright bass with friends, and performing locally with Two Octaves, the Reverend Slapjaw, and the Mockers. He enjoyed surf fishing in Toms River and long-distance road bicycling. Dave garnered trophies from playing football in England (the real football!). Dave was a long devoted, suffering fan of West Ham United. With his wife, he rehabilitated over 10 stray or unwanted boxer dogs through New Jersey Boxer Rescue including their boxers Leila and Louis. Professionally Dave had over 30 years' experience in financial services technology most recently as an Assistant Vice President of MetLife Insurance Company, Somerset. Before joining MetLife, he had a successful international career with JP Morgan in infrastructure and trading technology across Europe and the Americas. He was a member of the Project Management Institute. Dave earned an MBA from Rutgers Business School in 2003, where he served as president of the student government. Dave graduated summa cum laude from New York University in 1999 with a BA in Organizational Behavior and Communications. Son of Georgina Haynes (nee Riley) and the late Peter Haynes, he is also survived by his wife of 11 years, K.T. Wen, his brother Christopher Haynes, and sister Jean Bainbridge. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Dave's name are welcomed at New Jersey Boxer Rescue (http://njboxerrescue.com). The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Viewing will start at 11:00 am at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery. A repast and celebration of life will follow at his and K.T.'s residence. The funeral service will be held at 1:00 pm on Saturday, March 28, 2015. Viewing will start at 11:00 am at the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, 40 Vandeventer Avenue, Princeton. Burial will follow in the Princeton Cemetery. A repast and celebration of life will follow at his and K.T.'s residence.
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