Big band singer Connie Haines, who joined Frank Sinatra in a string of hits with the Tommy Dorsey Orchestra in the 1940s and continued performing well into her 80s, died Monday in Clearwater, where she had lived the past two decades.
She was 87.
Haines, who was divorced from World War II flying ace Robert DeHaven, had two children and three grandchildren.
Services are scheduled for 11 a.m. Sunday at Unity Church of Clearwater 2465 Nursery Road, Clearwater.
Published in TBO.com from September 25 to September 30, 2008