Harry Haskell Jr., 49, of Wilkes-Barre, lost his lifelong battle with alcoholism on Wednesday, March 31,2021,the addiction got the best of him.
Harry was born on September 29,1971, in Wilkes-Barre to the late Harry Sr. and Joan Lynch Haskell.
He grew up in Wilkes-Barre city and attended local schools.
Harry worked as a general laborer at Bloomsburg Metal and later at Kaplan’s Furniture. He also worked many side jobs on construction projects and masonry projects.
He enjoyed playing softball and bowling. He was also a big Eagle’s fan.
In life, Harry was an amazing person who would go out of his way to help others. He had a big heart for his children, grandchildren, and his pet dogs.
He was preceded in death by his loving parents, brother Harold Haskell, nephew Robbie Davis, and niece Felicia Haskell.
Surviving are his wife Cindy Fuller, Wilkes-Barre; daughters Jennifer Haskell and her fiancé Brian Garey, Luzerne; Stephanie McKeaige and her husband Sam, Throop; Karissa Fuller, Wilkes-Barre; son Zachary Fuller, Wilkes-Barre; sisters Frederis Henry and husband Michael, Wilkes-Barre; Dorothy Davis and husband Robert, Wilkes-Barre; Connie Ward, Plains; Donna Hontz, Wilkes-Barre; grandchildren Ava, 8; Brian, 6; Sebastian, 4; Annalise, 3; Niko,1; along with nieces, nephews, cousins and close friends that were his family.
There will be a memorial visitation on Wednesday, April 7, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in the Yanaitis Funeral Home Inc., 55 Stark Street, Plains. Masks are required from entry.
In lieu of flowers, since Harry loved dogs, please send memorial donations to the SPCA of Luzerne County, 524 E Main St, Wilkes-Barre, PA 18702, and Blue Chip Animal Refuge, 974 Lockville Rd, Dallas, PA 18612.