John Haskell Jr.

May 07, 2012

ROCKLAND — John W. Haskell Jr. died unexpectedly at his home in Rockland on Saturday, May 5, 2012.

Born in Hartford, Conn., on Feb. 28, 1962, he was the son of John W. Sr. and Vittrice C. Hayes Haskell. Growing up in East Windsor, Conn., with his parents and four sisters, he attended schools there and was a 1980 graduate of East Windsor High School.

In 1983 John moved to Owls Head and has lived in Rockland for the past 20 years. John worked as a cook at various area restaurants and for a time was a day manger at Rockland Burger King. He enjoyed listening to various genres of music and was an avid cribbage player.

Predeceased by his father in 1990, John is survived by his mother, Vickie of Rockland; four sisters and their spouses, Sharon Jepson and her husband, David, of Glastonbury, Conn., Andrea M. Frez of Windsor, Conn., Susan Oliver and her husband, David, of St. Petersburg, Fla., and Catherine M. Morring and her husband, Douglas, of Frederickburg, Va.; and one niece, Brianna Morring of Fredericksburg, Va.

Those who wish may make memorial donations to St. Peter’s Episcopal Church Building Fund, 11 White St., Rockland, ME 04841. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are in the care of Burpee, Carpenter & Hutchins Funeral Home, 110 Limerock St., Rockland.

Comments (3)
Posted by: Ananur Forma | May 12, 2012 17:14

WRFR  wishes to extend our sympathy and condolences to John's family. We are aware that John passed away on May 5th unexpectedly. We are sorry to hear this news. John used to phone in to the radio station to "thank,"  us and offer his appreciation for our presence on the airwaves. It was a pleasure to hear from him and hear about how much he valued local radio.  John loved music.

To John’s family…..our prayers are with you.

Posted by: sharon setz | May 09, 2012 19:57

I worked briefly with john at the home kitchen cafe...r.i.p friend.

Posted by: Jim Smith | May 07, 2012 14:42

Sorry to here about John. He also worked at the Courier Gazette for years.  Jim Smith

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