Kenneth Dennis Hines

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Mr. Kenneth Dennis Hines, 72, of Pittsburgh, died Tuesday, June 30, 2009.
He was born Feb. 27, 1937, in Brooklyn, N.Y. a son of the late Francis L. Hines and Mary Brady Hines. After years of study culminating in Ph.D and M.A. degrees from Fordham University, he was ordained a Jesuit priest on June 15, 1967.
Beloved by students and colleagues as a model and mentor, Professor Hines taught a wide variety of philosophy and religious studies courses for the Osher Institute at Carnegie Mellon, LaRoche College, the Pennsylvania State University, the College of Notre Dame of Maryland, St. Mary’s Seminary and University, the University of Baltimore, Carroll Community College, and Catonsville Community College.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Dorothy M. Dowe and Francis L. Hines.
He is mourned by many whose lives he influenced, and especially by his wife of 40 years, Mary Hines (president, Carlow University, Pittsburgh); and their four children, Sean Francis Hines and wife, Elizabeth Weiblen Hines, Kevin Daniel Hines, Kathleen Mara Hines and fiancé, Joshua Serafin Fuller, and Brendan Patrick Hines; and his newborn grandson, Liam Kenneth Hines.
A funeral Mass will be held Monday at 10 a.m. at St. Mark Church, 30 Melvin Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228.
The family will receive friends Sunday, from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. at St. Mark Chapel. Memorials may be made to the Pittsburgh Mercy Operation Safety Net, 1518 Forbes Ave., Pittsburgh, PA 15219.
Published in Times Leader on July 3, 2009