The Service of Remembrance for Mr. Ernest Harold Haffner, age 73, of Hernando, Florida, will be held 11:00 AM, Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Inverness Chapel of Hooper Funeral Homes. Interment will follow at Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida. The family will receive friends from 3:00 - 5:00 PM and 7:00 - 9:00 PM, Tuesday at the Inverness Chapel. The family requests expressions of sympathy take the form of memorial donations to Hospice of Citrus County, PO Box 641270, Beverly Hills, FL. Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.HooperFuneralHome.com.
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Mr. Haffner was born June 24, 1940 in Cleveland, OH, son of the late Ernest and Elizabeth (Hausknecht) Haffner. He died May 1, 2014 in Lecanto, FL. Mr. Haffner was an Army veteran of the Vietnam Era serving in Korea. He worked as a cook for the Department of the Army and moved to Hernando from Gambrills, MD in 2004.
Survivors include his wife, Yong Cha (Toni) Haffner of Hernando, FL, 2 sons, Charles Haffner and wife, Miao of Beverly Hills and Ernest E. Haffner and husband, David Watts of Washington, DC, brother, Terrence Young, sister, Charlotte McGinnis and 2 grandchildren, Maxwell J. Haffner and Elizabell Haffner.
Hooper Funeral Homes & Crematory
501 W Main St
Inverness, FL 34450
Published in Citrus County Chronicle on May 4, 2014