Harry Jean Haon III
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Harry J. Haon, III, age 78, of Wilmington, Delaware passed away on Tuesday, January 15, 2013 after a brief illness.
Harry was born in London, England. He graduated from Tower Hill School and Princeton University. Harry was a member of the Sierra Club, the Inland Bays Foundation Inc. of Sussex County and served on the Fenwick Island town council for many years. He was also a volunteer with the Wawaset Maintenance Corporation.
Harry is survived by his wife Carolyn, two sons; Jay Haon of Philadelphia, PA and Andy Haon of Seattle, WA, a sister, Anne Cook, of Devon, PA, step-daughter, Eliza Craig of Tucson, AZ, step-son Peter Craig of Heidelburg, Germany, a niece Phyllis Wechsler, of Pittsburgh, PA and nephew George Cook of Lancaster, PA. He was the Pied Pieper to Miles, Lila, Ian, Kellen, Noah , Chloe, Alex, Jason and many others, young and old who followed his words of wisdom and dedication to mankind.
A celebration of Harry's life is being planned for late July. A memorial service will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2013, 11:00 AM at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, 719 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 106, Wilmington, DE 19801 or the Inland Bays Foundation Inc. of Sussex County, 118 Riverview Drive, Dagsboro, DE 19939.
Chandler Funeral Homes
Published in The News Journal from Jan. 27 to Jan. 28, 2013