Edgar W. Haskins


Edgar W. Haskins passed away on May 6, 2009, at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Bellingham, Wash., following a short illness.


Edgar was born on Oct. 6, 1941, in Pawlet, Vt., the son of Edgar F. and the late Alice Haskin.

 Edgar attended elementary school in Pawlet, and attended high school in Granville, N.Y., studying agriculture and dairy farming.  After high school Edgar served in the Vermont Army National Guard and subsequently in the U.S. Army, where he served in South Korea and Alaska following basic training at Fort Dix in New Jersey.  Following Army service Edgar migrated back to Alaska, where he married and had a son, Leslie Haskins.  He worked at various jobs including commercial ocean fishing, eventually moving to Washington state where he remained for most of the balance of his lifetime.

Edgar was predeceased by his mother, Alice, and by a sister Pamela J. Haskins

Survivors include his father, Edgar F. Haskins of Wells, Vt.;  a son, Leslie F. Haskins of Ketchikan, Alaska;  two brothers: Roger B. Haskins and his wife, Diane, of Essex Junction, Vt., and Peter T. Haskins  and wife Vickie of Dorset, Vt.; and two sisters, Susan J. Haskins of Granville, N.Y., and Mary J. Sheldon and husband Rex of Brookville, Fla. Also surviving are nieces: Sarah Desormier and husband John of Gales Ferry, Conn., Amy Haskins of Lowell, Mass., Carol Haskins of Southbury, Conn., Kaitlyn and Alexis Haskins of Dorset, Vt. 

Funeral arrangements are pending at the Robert M King Funeral Home, 23 Church St., Granville, N.Y.



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