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Horace J. Haslam

AGE: 78 • New Castle

Horace J. Haslam, age 78, of New Castle, DE passed away peacefully on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, surrounded by his family. He was a lifelong member of Minquadale Fire Company and was known as the junk-man at B-Block Auto, which he owned. He also operated the New Castle Auction for many years, which he loved. Horace is survived by his wife of 59 years, Delores; his children: Terry Quaster (Jeff), Dougie Haslam (Terri), Rusty Haslam (Madeline), and his granddaughter, whom he raised, Hope Haslam; his brothers: Joe Haslam (Joanie), Buddy Haslam (Nancy); his sister, Gladys Smilyk; step-brother, Phil Tielleman; 18 grandkids, 37 great-grandkids and many nieces and nephews. Horace was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Irene Haslam; sister, Mary Roland; brothers: Jr. and Richard Haslam and his granddaughter, whom he raised, Melissa Haslam.

A visitation will be held on Tuesday, September 29 from 10-11am followed by a service in celebration of Horace's life at 11am at the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Road, Newark, DE 19702. Burial will immediately follow at Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 N. DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE 19720. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Sept. 27, 2015
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