Hauck, 89, of Danville, PA went to be with his Lord and Savior
peacefully and surrounded by his wife and daughters on Sunday, March 22,
2020. Harold was born on April 9, 1930 in Danville PA, the son of the
late Arthur and Anna Burke Hauck.
graduated from Danville High School in 1950. He joined the Jr. Guard in
his teens, then later joined the National Guard. He served his country
during the Korean Conflict in the United States Army in the 176th
Field Artillery Battalion as Cannoneer. During that time, he was awarded
the Korean service medal and Bronze Star. His Battalion was awarded
three prestigious citations for their part in the Conflict.
He married his
beautiful bride, Clara Buchhalter Hauck, on November 8, 1952. She has
been his devoted wife for 67 years.
returning home from the war, he was employed by Merck and Company for 43
years in Riverside PA as a chemical operator, from where he retired.
Harold was a
member of St. Joseph Catholic Church in Danville PA. His other
memberships included the Knights of Columbus, Danville Elks and the
American Legion Post 44 in Danville PA.
spending time with his wife, children, grandchildren and
great-grandchildren, who all adored and loved him with all of their
hearts. They particularly loved his silly sense of humor. His other
enjoyments included gardening, reading, and telling stories of his days
in the Army. He loved watching old movies and looking through old
pictures of his time in the Anny and of his family. He will be greatly
missed by all who knew and loved him. Although the family has broken
hearts, they are assured that he is with his Lord and that they will all
be together again.
In addition to his
wife, he is survived by four daughters; Karen Jenkins and her husband Robert
of Bloomsburg PA; Barbara Rollman of Mesa
Mary Lubeski and her husband Richard of Danville PA and Christina Hauck of
Danville PA; six grandchildren; Barbie Berry, Paul Austin Houseknecht; both
of Arizona, Kelly Smaniotto of Uniontown PA, Leah Lubeski from Virginia,
Sarah Klein of Ohio and Nathan Lubeski of Danville PA. Also surviving are 15
great-grandchildren. Several nieces and nephews also enjoyed his company. He
was preceded in death by one sister, Carmelita West of Danville PA
A Celebration of
Harold's life will be held at a later date to be announced.
contributions may be made to Geisinger Hospice- Bloomsburg PA 410 Glenn
Avenue Suite 200 Bloomsburg PA; Alzheimer's Foundation 57 North Franklin
Street Wilkes-Barre, PA 18701-1309 or the American Legion Post 44 175
Northumberland Street Danville PA
Arrangements are under the direction ofVisneski Funeral Home, Inc. 42 West
Mahoning Street Danville PA.
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