William J. Haggerty

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William J. Haggerty, 81, a South Scranton resident, died Sunday morning at home after an illness. His wife of 52 years is the former Nancy Neureuter.

Born in Scranton, son of the late William J. and Esther Riedy Haggerty, he was a graduate of West Scranton High School, class of 1954. He was a member of St. Peter's Cathedral Parish and was a member of St. Mary of the Assumption Church until its closure. He was a United States Air Force veteran, serving in Korea and Japan, among other assignments. He was employed by Industrial Electronics for 50 years.

Bill was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather who will be deeply missed.

Also surviving are a son, William B. Haggerty and wife, Dana, and a grandson, Ethan W. Haggerty, all of Milford; nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by two brothers, Robert and Gerald Haggerty.

The funeral will be Wednesday at 9:30 a.m. from the August J. Haas Funeral Home Inc., 202 Pittston Ave., Scranton, with Mass of Christian Burial at 10 in St. Patrick's Church, 1403 Jackson St., Scranton, to be celebrated by the Rev. Richard E. Fox, pastor. Entombment, Cathedral Cemetery Mausoleum.

Friends may call Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. To leave an online condolence, visit www.augusthaasfuneralhome.com.


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August J. Haas Funeral Home, Inc.
202-204 Pittston Avenue
Scranton, PA 18505
(570) 343-4064
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Published in Scranton Times on June 11, 2018
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