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George Richard Haisch, 82, of 3534 Oak Street Laureldale died of natural causes September 3rd at 11:00 pm in the Emergency Room of the Wythe County Community Hospital, Wytheville, Virginia.
He was the husband of the late Emily Shana (Quinter) Haisch who died September 18, 2001.
Born in Reading, Pa he was a son of the late Frederick and Alfaretta (Horn) Haisch.
Haisch was a 1938 graduate of Reading High School.
He was a member of Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church, Hyde Park.
Haisch was employed by Maier's Bakery, Reading for 25 years as both a driver and a salesman until his retirement in 1982.
He was a life member of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters.
Haisch was a Navy Veteran of WWII and a life member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 05324.
He is survived by a daughter, Frances "Fran" Ann (Haisch) wife of Harry E. Angstadt of Wytheville, Virginia; and a son, Richard Alan Haisch husband of Anne S. of Woodbridge, Virginia.
Haisch is also survived by two grandsons, Kevin L. husband of Caroline Angstadt of Rural Retreat, Virginia and Christopher A. husband of Sherrie Angstadt of Gastonia, North Carolina.
Other survivors include four great grandchildren, Cassandra and Christina Angstadt of Rural Retreat, Virginia; Amanda and Hunter Angstadt of Gastonia, North Carolina.
He is also survived by a nephew, Paul M. Gring, Jr., husband of Peggy of Aberdeen, Maryland.
Haisch was predeceased by a brother, Donald F. Haisch.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday September 7th at 9:30 a.m. in Holy Guardian Angels Roman Catholic Church, Hyde Park. No Public Viewing. Entombment will be in Gethsemane Mausoleum, Laureldale. Contributions may be made to Hospice of South West Virginia, 600 West Ridge Road, Wytheville, Virginia 24382. Walter R. Christ Funeral Home, Inc., Laureldale is in charge of arrangements.