Harry J. Haon III,  former councilman

January 25, 2013


Harry J. Haon, III, 78, of Wilmington, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 15, 2013, after a brief illness.
Harry was born in London, England. He graduated from Tower Hill School and Princeton University. He was member of the Sierra Club, the Inland Bays Foundation Inc. of Sussex County and served on the Fenwick Island town council for many years.
Harry is survived by his wife Carolyn; two sons; Jay Haon of Philadelphia, Pa. and Andy Haon of Seattle, Wash.; a sister, Anne Cook, of Devon, Pa.; stepdaughter, Eliza Craig of Tucson, Ariz.; stepson Peter Craig of Heidelburg, Germany; a niece, Phyllis Wechsler, of Pittsburgh, Pa.;  and a nephew, George Cook of Lancaster, Pa.  He was the Pied Pieper to Miles, Lila, Ian, Kellen, Noah , Chloe, Alex, Jason and many others, young and old who followed his words of wisdom and dedication to mankind.
A celebration of Harry’s life is being planned for late July. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, April 13, at the Episcopal Church of Saints Andrew and Matthew, 719 N. Shipley Street, Wilmington.
In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to the Delaware Chapter of the Sierra Club, 100 West 10th Street, Suite 106, Wilmington, DE 19801, or the Inland Bays Foundation Inc. of Sussex County, 118 Riverview Dr., Dagsboro, DE 19939.