PETERSBURGH, NY – Hiland E. Main, 86, on Saturday, February 1, 2014, with his family at his side at the Hoosick Falls Health Center in Hoosick Falls, NY, left on his journey to be with his lifetime friend and wife Mary Louise Main, who left on her journey April 17, 1975. Also waiting for him was his great aunt & adoptive mother Hattie L. Main and his brother Alfred Dingman. Hiland was born February 18, 1927 in North Bennington, VT, the son of the late Udine Rice and Robert Moon. He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II from 1943-1945. Farming was his lifelong passion as well as hunting and fishing. He was a longtime member of and supporter of the NRA.
Hiland leaves behind his daughters Georgia M. Main of Petersburgh, NY, and Autumn E. Main of Grafton, NY; his grandchildren Kevin Buck of Manchester, NH, Jeffrey Buck (Amy Buckley) of North Bennington, VT, Jessica Davis (David Pendleton) of Sandgate, VT, Noel Corriveau (Haigouhi) of Cranston, RI, Katie Dastoli of Petersburgh, NY, Tabie Lajeunesse of Watervliet, NY, Hattie Richardson (Matt) of Porter Corners, NY, and Mary Watkins (Jude) of Selkirk, NY; his great grandchildren Kayla Bedford, Brittany Dickhaus, Danielle Dickhaus, Thomas Lajeunesse, Tashina Lajeunesse, Devon Smith, Philip Richardson, Abigail Richardson, Jude Watkins, II, Lauren Ely, Richard Davis, III, Hannah Buck, Julia Buck, and Nyree Corriveau; a great great grandchild Alliah Bedford; and several nieces and nephews of Winchester, NH.
The family wants to thank all of the staff at the Hoosick Falls Health Center for the kindness and loving care they gave Hiland. Per his request, there will be no calling hours or service. The family suggests memorial contributions to the Hoosick Falls Health Center or the Petersburgh Rescue Squad. To leave a message of condolence for the family, please visit www.HansFuneralHome.com.
To his family, I am sorry for your loss. Hiland will be missed. He was a friend to my family for life. He would always share a story with me about my father who passed when I was 4 . Rest easy Hiland
Georgia and Autumn and families – Our prayers are for comfort in your time of loss. Hi land has gone home to be with God and join his family members there. Remember the good times.
Autumn & family , I am so sorry to hear of your loss. my thoughts & prayers are with you . take comfort in your hearts knowing he’s in a better place now. xoxo
Dear Georgia and Autumn, So surprised to here about your dad. Sorry for your loss. A. Mary Louise has been waiting along time to be reunited. They they can countinue there journey together. Love you both to the moon and back. Vicky Jane. and Dad.