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John Baptist Hauck  

John Baptist Hauck

December 10, 1933 – May 2, 2017

John Baptist Hauck, age 83, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully surrounded by his family, on Tuesday, May 2, 2017.

John was born in Ebelsbach, Germany on December 10, 1933, and was the son of the late Baptist and Anna Hauck. After moving to the United States in 1952, he proudly served his country in the U.S. Army from 1956 until his honorable discharge in 1958. A master machinist, John worked for DuPont Chambers Works, retiring in 1990 after 28 years of dedicated employment.

He was proud of his German heritage and was a lifetime member of the Delaware Saengerbund in Newark. In his leisure time, John enjoyed gardening, traveling, walking, biking, hunting and fishing. John was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and dear friend to many and will be lovingly missed.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his sister, Irmgard Stöcklein. John is survived by his wife of 57 years, Lore Hauck; children, Marianne Dryden (James) and Robert Hauck (Victoria); and grandchildren, Derek, Erica, Christopher, and Stephanie.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 12 Noon until 1 pm on Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton R.C. Church, 345 Bear-Christiana Road, Bear, DE 19701, where a Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 1 pm. Interment will be held at a later date in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in John’s memory may be made to the St. Vincent de Paul Society, c/o St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Church, at the address listed above.

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  1. Debbie Moasser, May 3, 2017

    Rob, Vicki and Family,

    I am so sorry for the loss of this amazing man in your lives. If you need anything, please don’t hesitate to call on me.

    Love you all.

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  2. Tony and Judy Campellone, May 3, 2017

    May God bless you at this time. He will be greatly missed. Many memories have come about in the past few days. Love to all of you.

    Tony and Judy and family

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  3. Lois Warner, May 3, 2017

    We are so sorry for your loss, know that our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family Erica,
    God Bless, the Warner family,

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  4. Marianne Burroughs, May 3, 2017

    I am so sorry for your loss. May the Lord give you all his guidance and strength during these trying times. You are in my thoughts and prayers. All my love Marianne.

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  5. Joan and warren, May 4, 2017

    So sorry for your loss.. love never ends

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  6. Sara and Glenn Snook, May 7, 2017

    Dear Lore and family, Glenn and I are so saddened to learn of John’s passing last week. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. We so enjoyed sitting and talking with you and John at Christiana Mall on a regular basis. We certainly looked forward to it. Our deepest sympathy and prayers to you and your family, Lore. Love to all, Sara and Glenn

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