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June 19, 1941 — December 4, 2011

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Robert D. Haskell, age 70 of Apple Street, Tiffin, died at 3:01 p.m., Sunday, December 4, 2011 at his residence.

Robert was born to the late William and Esther (Ross) Haskell June 19, 1941 in Haverhill, Mass.  He married Doris E. Caswell-Wood in 1971, she survives in Tiffin.

He is also survived by four sons, Joseph (Edy) Wood, Jr. of Tiffin, Everett (Karen) Wood, of Tiffin, Earl (Lisa) Wood of Weymouth, Mass., and Robert Haskell, Jr. of Everett, Wash; seven grandchildren, Jennelle Herron, Kirstie Wood, Keesha Lawrence, Kassandra Wilson, Daniel Wood, Emily Wood and Lindsey Wood; three great-grandchildren, Jessica, Joliea, and Kael; one sister, Lauretta (Richard) Boyce of Whitman, Mass; and nieces and nephews.

Robert graduated from Holbrook High School and then studied electronics and earned his chef’s degree from Northeastern University Boston in 1971.  He served in the Massachusetts National Guard.  Robert was a cook for 40 years, most recently at Tiffin University for 15 years. He was a member of the National Rifle Association and was involved with the Civil War Museum in Tiffin.

A private family service will be held at Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 South Monroe St., Tiffin, Ohio, 44883, 419-447-3113 with the Rev. Jan Kucera officiating.  Burial will be at Colebrook Cemetery in Whitman, Mass

Memorial contributions may be made to the Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Center, Fremont, or to Community Hospice Care in care of the funeral home.
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