Anne R. Henry, 91: Helped create Piper Shores retirement community

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SCARBOROUGH — Anne Randolph “Randy” Henry, 91, died March 20 surrounded by her loving family.

Born in South Orange, N.J., on Dec. 12, 1919 to Charles and Anne McConnell, she grew up in New Jersey and moved to Halifax, Va., in 1938.

She attended the Dana Hall School and Hollins College.

In 1941 she married William H. Rines and they moved to South Portland, where they raised six children and she formed lifelong friendships.

The family moved to Falmouth in 1963 where she became an active member of St. Mary’s Church. After the death of her husband William in 1970, she finished her college degree at University of Maine in Portland.

In 1972 she married Lincoln H. Clark, adding his children and grandchildren to her large family. He died in 1988.

She later married David D. Henry in 1992. They shared a great love for music and the outdoors, and helped spearhead the creation of the Piper Shores Retirement Community in Scarborough. He died in 2008.

She loved to spend time with her family and had a wide-range of friends. When she was younger she enjoyed cruising the Maine coast with her family, summers at the family cottage on Sebago Lake, and weekends skiing in Jackson, N.H. Up until the last summer of her life, she enjoyed swimming in Casco Bay.

Survivors include her brother, Edward McConnell of Charleston, W.Va., her sister, Ruth Pepper of Scarborough; six children, Anne Stanley of Cumberland, Marjorie Rines of Arlington, Mass., Henry Rines and his wife Jan of Wakefield, R.I., David Rines and his wife Chiharu Katayama of Nagoya, Japan, Leanora Rines and her husband Michael Odom of Maple Valley, Wash., and James Rines and his wife Michelle of Woolwich; six step-children, Terry Clark and his partner Lorna Ferguson, Sheppy Douma, Katrina Clark and her partner Bonnie Bayuk, Kelsey Clark Underwood and her partner John Cordell, Dick Henry and his wife Sarah, and Margaret Henry; 15 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

There will be no visiting hours. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Friday, March 25, at St. Albans Episcopal Church, 855 Shore Road, Cape Elizabeth.

Arrangements by the Hobbs Funeral home, 230 Cottage Road, South Portland.

Memorial donations may be made to a charity of choice.

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