Thomas “Tony” Gaines, 78, of Easton, died Friday, December 29, 2017 in Lehigh Valley Hospital.
Born January 29, 1939 in Easton, he was a son of the late Thomas and Christine (Lineberger) Gaines. He and his wife, Lillian (Freeman) Gaines were married 54 years.
Tony worked for Laborer’s Union, Local 1174. Prior to that he was an Easton police officer. He served in the Marines and was a member of American Legion, Lester Pfeffer, Post 611, Easton and the Marine Corps League, Northampton County Detachment.
Surviving with his wife, Lillian, are a son, Joseph “Tim” Freeman, a sister, Joyce Martinez, a brother, Richard Lovell, 4 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren. His son, David Freeman died earlier this year.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Noon on Friday, January 5, 2018 at the American Legion, Lester Pfeffer, Post #611, 429 S. 16th St., Easton.
Memorial contributions may be made to Marine Corps League, Northampton County Detachment, 1621 Lehigh St., Easton, PA 18042. Offer online condolences at www.AshtonFuneralHome.com.