William J. Haswell 1959-2019

POLAND — William J. “Bill” Haswell, age 59, of Poland, died of natural causes Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, at his home in Poland.

William was born Oct. 13, 1959, in Massillon, the son of John L. and Alice Rieger Haswell. He was a graduate of Strasburg High School and later worked as a high-lift operator for Dietrick Industries in Warren for over 20 years, retiring in 2005.

Bill is survived by his wife, the former Lesa D. Berry, whom he married Jan. 30, 1982; his mother, Alice Haswell of Strasburg; two sons, Daniel R. (Brittany) Haswell of Poland and David K. (Mary) Haswell of Howland; two sisters, Debbie (Bill) Menapace and Teresa Clay, both of Dennison; four brothers, John (Linda) Haswell II of Zanesville, Steve (Dena) Haswell of Medina, Ron (Keely Maurer) Haswell and Darrel (Shannon) Haswell of East Sparta, Ohio; and his beloved granddaughters, Alice, Hailey and Kira Haswell.

He was preceded in death by his father, John L. Haswell; and brother-in-law, Chuck Clay.

Funeral services will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, Poland Chapel, 2726 Center Road, Poland. Friends may call 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, material tributes may take the form of donations to Akron Children’s Hospital in Bill’s memory.

This tribute may be viewed and condolences sent to www.higgins-reardon.com.

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