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Eugene Maitland Stains

August 24, 1930 - August 8, 2021

Eugene Maitland Stains, 90, passed away August 8, 2021, in Wilmington, NC. He was born to JeaneTheresa (Jensen) and William Joseph Stains on August 30, 1930, in Kearny, NJ.
Eugene served in the Korean War aboard the USS Colahan in the US Navy and was honorablydischarged. He worked in drafting for PSEG and on the weekends was an OTR Driver for Vandoran Oil &

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Kay Dianne (Eigner) Stains; son, Michael Stains (Carol Reyes) ofEyota, MN; Granddaughter, Katie Reyes Murray (Ronald Murray) of Poughkeepsie, NY; Great-
Grandchildren: James Eugene,16, MacKenzye Lin, 10, Cassandra Joyce, 8, Lyiam Joseph, 8; nieces: ErinSipley, Gloria Banach, and a nephew Richard Carbone.

He was predeceased by one daughter, Dianne Stains Johnson.

The family would like to thank North Chase Nursing and Rehab, Right at Home Caregivers andWilmington Hospice Care for their care of Eugene.

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