David Bruce Gaines

May 5, 1953 ~ December 18, 2020 (age 67)


DAVID BRUCE GAINES of Florence, N.J., passed away on Friday, December 18th, 2020 at the age of 67 years. Raised in Rahway, NJ, he is the son of the late Walter Austin and Stacia Frances (nee Naida) Gaines and has resided in Florence, NJ since 2002 moving there from South Bend, IN. David was a graduate of Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains, NJ and then received his B.S. from Notre Dame University in South Bend, IN in 1976. He was an Engineer for Northern Indiana Power Company and later was self-employed as a tutor. He was an active member of the Columbus Baptist Church. He is survived by his son Christopher Walter Gaines of Bradenton, FL, his brother Stephen Kent Gaines of Southampton, NJ, a granddaughter Hayley Marie Gaines of FL and two Great Grandchildren. Memorial services will be planned and held at a later date. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of the Bradley & Stow Funeral Home of Medford, NJ.  In lieu of other expressions of sympathy memorial donations may be made to Columbus Baptist Church, 24260 W. Main Street, Columbus NJ 08022. (

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