Joseph “Francis” Haupt, Jr., 74, of Zihlman, went to be with the Lord from his home after a courageous 18 year battle with Parkinson’s disease on Wednesday, March 27, 2013.
He was born January, 2 1939 in Frostburg to Beatrice Passarell Haupt and the late Joseph Francis Haupt Sr.
He started out in home improvements at a very young age with his father and later branched out to form the home improvement Business of Francis Haupt and Son.
Surviving are his wife Roxann (Bean) Haupt of 33 years; Sons Frank Haupt III and wife Tina, Frostburg, Kenny Haupt, Hagerstown, Dale Haupt and friend Cassie, Hagerstown; Daughters, Connie Burger and husband Bill, Williamsport, Marsha Deal, Hagerstown, Kim Cowan and husband Steve, Greencastle, PA; 11 Grandchildren, Jacquetta Smith-Burger, Corina Hartman and husband Troy, Jackie Burger, Hollie Portmess, Heather Haupt, Eric Deal, Kenly Haupt, Paul Deal, Isaiah Haupt, Keirra Haupt, Kaleigh Haupt; Great grandchildren, Daeton Smith, Trenton Campbell, Logan Smith, Vicille Sesay, Coralyn Hartman; His faithful canine companion Katie; Brother, James Haupt and friend Christa, LaVale, Randy Haupt and wife Mary, Frostburg, Sisters, Mary Housel and husband Richie, Zihlman, Rose Ellen Spataro and husband Buddy, Zihlman; numerous Nieces and Nephews.
Family would like to give special thanks to Caregiver Melissa Robison.
Pallbearers will be Ron Smith, Ron Spataro, Harold Deal, Eric Deal, Paul Deal, and Kenny Felker.