Obituary of John Richard Haberacker
Mr. John Richard Haberacker, age 75, of Johnstown, passed away suddenly on Saturday March 7, 2020 at Nathan Littauer Hospital, Gloversville with his loving family by his side.
He was born January 9, 1945 in Johnstown, the son of the late Eugene and Elizabeth Smith Haberacker. John proudly served his country in both the US Air Force and Air Guard for over 13 years. He was later employed as a Vinyl Cutter by Pacific Vinyl of Scotia for many years. He was an active volunteer for many local municipalities including JAVAC & GAVAC Volunteer Ambulance, Sir William Johnson Fire Department, Fulton County Emergency Radio Club, Red Cross, Boy Scouts of America and Montgomery County Domestic Violence. John was an avid outdoorsman he loved to go hunting, fishing & camping.
John is survived by his wife Deborah Haberacker; his four children, Rosita Myers, Thomas Haberacker, Hope Haberacker and Rebecca Lamont; his brother Robert Haberacker; a sister in law, Emily Smith; seven grandchildren, Jason (Toni) Haberacker, Michael Haberacker, Jonathan Coolidge, Timothy Myers, Megan Basini, Amy Lamont and Mariah Lamont; four great-grandchildren, Layla Furman, Kylee-Lynn Haberacker, Timothy Austin and Sahara Austin; along with several other extended family members.
In addition to both of his parents, John was predeceased by his brothers Donald (Mary) Smith and Vernon Smith; and a sister Madeline Jones-Goebel.
The family will receive relatives and friends from 10:00AM to 12:00PM, on Friday March 13, 2020 at Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, 51 Fremont Street, Gloversville where a Funeral Service will follow at 12:00PM with the Rev. Bonnie Orth officiating.
Interment will take place at Prospect Hill Cemetery, S. Kingsboro Ave. Gloversville immediately following services at the funeral home.
Arrangements are entrusted to Walrath & Stewart Funeral Home, Gloversville.To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of John Haberacker, please visit Tribute Store