A photo of Norman A. “Norm” Hare, Jr.

Norman A. “Norm” Hare, Jr.

September 15, 1933 - March 9, 2021

Norman A. “Norm” Hare, Jr., age 87, of Newark, DE, passed away on Tuesday, March 9, 2021.

Born in Baltimore, MD, on September 15, 1933, he was the son of the late Norman A. and Bessie (Blucher) Hare. Norm was a graduate of Baltimore City College and earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of Baltimore in 1961. He served as a sergeant in the U.S. Army from 1953 until 1955 at the Ordnance Replacement Training Center in Aberdeen, MD. Norm retired in 1991 after 30 years with the US Government. He was a devoted member of Calvary Baptist Church in Newark, where he served as financial secretary and sang in the choir. Norm enjoyed playing the piano, classical music, astronomy, genealogy and computers. He was a proud Baltimore Orioles fan and avid runner, successfully completing a half-marathon.

In addition to his parents, Norm was preceded in death by his daughter, Brenda J. Ireland. He is survived by his dear wife, June B. (Millner) Hare; children, Lynn A. Allen (Ted) and Norman A. Hare III; 6 grandchildren; and 13 great grandchildren.

All services and interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Norm’s memory to Calvary Baptist Church, 215 East Delaware Avenue, Newark, DE 19711.

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8 Condolences for Norman A. “Norm” Hare, Jr.

  • Norm was a wonderful man whose smile lighted up the room. Her will be very missed. My prayers and heart go out to June and the rest of his family for comfort and healing.

  • So sorry for your loss. Norm was very special. Thoughts and prayers to all of you.

  • Norm was a kind and sweet gentleman. I always enjoyed seeing him in the choir. When I was around he did not play the piano. So sorry I missed the opportunity. June, you were blessed with a “good guy” . I have missed you for a long time in worship due to your health but certainly recall the work you did at Calvary. Sorry ,for our earthly loss is Heaven’s gain.

  • To June and family…. I was a member of Calvary for many years before moving to Virginia. I sang with Norm in the choir. Norm was a special man. I always enjoyed his sense of humor and we often talked genealogy since I’m also into it. Norm will be so missed by the Calvary congregation. I send my deepest sympathy to you all because I know you will miss him dearly. May his memory be kept alive in the stories you tell of fun times you had together.

  • June and Children, just learning of Norm’s passing……… his photo shows he aged well, good looking man.
    Cherish those treasured memories of the keeper you found in Norm. Our heartfelt thoughts and prayers go out to you and your children, and God’s Grace will provide the peace and comfort. We too, have fond memories of you and Norm, and Gene too….

  • Your husband, father and granddad was a happy, kind friend to Richard and I. We loved singing in choir with him. We appreciated all that he did to help grow Calvary Baptist Church. We will miss him.
    May God comfort you each day and give you rest each night, Richard and Kathy

  • To all who mourn for
    Norman A. Hare, Jr.
    the Officers and Board of the
    Baltimore City College Alumni Association
    extend their condolences.

  • June.
    Verna and I enjoyed serving in the choir with Norm. I especially enjoyed our times together serving on various Boards and our time in fellowship together in Calvary’s American Baptist Men’s group. God Bless you and your family in this time of mourning.
    George