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Haupt, Howard, 88, Decker Avenue, LaurelWood Care Center, died Jan. 23, 2015, at Windber Hospice. Born Sept. 21, 1926, to the late William and Mary (Picklo) Haupt. Preceded in death by his wife, Anna Mae (Kreiger); sisters, Bertha Mae and Esther; and brothers, Joseph, Theodore and Thomas. Survived by his sons, Richard (Donna Milavec) and Randy (Sue Ellen Slagle); grandchildren, Richard and Bryan Haupt, Bonny Turayev and Amy Shockley; five great-grandchildren; sister, Mary Ellen Matcho (John); sisters-in-law, Doris and Gladys Haupt; and good friend, Helen Bowser. Howard worked for Bethlehem Steel for 36 years in the coke plant division and helped lead the West End Food Pantry for 34 years. An active member of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. He loved fishing, hunting, hiking, traveling, gardening, being with family and raising many different kinds of roses. His passion was helping people less fortunate. Friends received from 1 p.m. until the 3:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 28, funeral service at Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., 146 Chandler Ave., Pastor Susan Mentzer, officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the West End Food Pantry. Arrangements in care of Hindman Funeral Homes & Crematory Inc., “Exclusive Provider of Veterans and Family Memorial Care.” Condolences may be made at HindmanFuneralHomes.com.
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