Caribou-Phyllis Robena Haines, 81 beloved wife of Mack D. Haines, died February 2, 2011 at a Caribou health care facility. Phyllis was born in Caribou on May 22, 1929, the only child of the late Stillman and Mildred (Wright) Watson. She grew up on the Madawaska Road and attended the Wright Country School on the Madawaska Road, and graduated from Caribou High School in 1947. Phyllis married Mack D. Haines on November 20, 1947 and was a loving wife, devoted mother, grandmother and great grandmother, who took great pride in raising her children, was a wonderful role model to her family, and will be sadly missed. Phyllis was a great teacher of skills such as cooking, cake decorating, sewing, knitting, crocheting, embroidery, cross stitching and gardening. She will always be remembered for her home made potato donuts and “fried rarities.” Phyllis derived great pleasure from camping in her recreational vehicle in Maine and New Brunswick. After her children were raised, she worked part time for the local television cable companies. Surviving in addition to her husband of over 63 years, Mack of Caribou are her daughter, Peggy Belanger and her husband Daniel of Kenduskeag, her sons and their wives, Steven and Helen Haines, Roger and Lynn Haines, Wayne and Carla Haines, and Neal and Elaine Haines, all of Caribou; nine grandchildren, six great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Her sisters-in-law Norma Haines, Lulu Sharp and her husband Dale, Gladys Pelletier and her husband Larry all of Caribou, Laura Moran of MN, and Shirley Tarbox and husband Winfield of CT. Friends may visit with the family at Mockler Funeral Home, 24 Reservoir Street, Caribou, from 1 to 3 p.m. Saturday February 5, 2011 followed by afternoon prayer services at 3 p.m with Rev. David Goupille officiating. Interment will be in Woodland Cemetery. Friends who wish to contribute in memory of Mrs Haines may do so to Caribou Lodge No. 170 AF & AM. Envelopes are available at the funeral home.