Obituary: Lee D. Hines


Lee D. Hines, born July 5, 1938, passed away on December 31, 2022, after a brief
battle with Covid. Born to Arch Hines and Margaret Laderer in Queens, NY, Lee grew
up in Lynbrook, NY where he was a graduate of Lynbrook Senior High School. Lee
attended Lehigh University and enrolled in the Air Force. Upon his discharge from
the military, Lee was an advertising executive with BBDO followed by Ted Bates
Worldwide, both in Manhattan, NY, for more than 30 years.
Lee and his wife of 64 years, Virginia DeWolf Hines, raised their family in Port
Washington, NY, where they were active in local and church activities. After Lee’s
retirement in 1988, Lee and Ginny spent much of their time in southern Vermont
maintaining their farm, volunteering at a local hospital, and hosting family and friends.
Lee is survived by his wife Ginny, daughter Nancy Weiss (Mike) of Sea Cliff, NY,
sons David Hines (Lois) of Wilbraham, MA, and Peter Hines (Ashley) of Salt Lake
City, Utah, and seven grandchildren: George Weiss, Slater Weiss, Madeleine Hines,
Leah Hines, Rebecca Hines, Henri Hines, and Drexell Hines.
A private funeral service has been arranged for immediate family members.
In lieu of flowers, Lee Hines’ family requests that donations be made to:
Grace Cottage Hospital, 185 Grafton Road, Townshend, VT 05353.

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