Harry Raymond Faust, Jr., age 84, of Hackettstown, NJ died Wednesday, August 22, 2018 at home. Mr. Faust was born June 8, 1934 in Shamokin, PA. He is the son of the late Harry Raymond and Laura (Latshaw) Faust, Sr. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his siblings, Bobby Ann, Joyce, Charles and his wife Mary, a brother in law, Robert S. Craney and his wife Joan, a sister-in-law Glenda (John Faust’s wife)
The family was of paramount importance to Harry. Harry worked for JCP&L in Newton, NJ for 39 years before retiring. At the same time he worked for the late Sam Mino of Ledgewood, NJ for 18 years providing for his family. Harry impacted many during his life, and has lost and is survived by many loved friends he made throughout his life. He served 8 years in the naval reserves. Harry loved to fish streams, lakes and oceans, Sandy Hook being one of his favorite. Hunting was also a great love of his that he engaged in since childhood. Harry was very creative, learning to re-purpose many everyday things in his life, first for his 5 children and then for his 8 children.
He is survived by his loving and devoted wife, Margaret “Peg” (Craney) Faust, 5 daughters, Donna L. Allen and husband Gary, Diane L. Burd and husband Fred, Denise L. Bach and husband John, Darlene L. Faust and Kelly Ann Lynch and husband Michael, 3 sons, David Raymond Faust, Eric M. Harper and fiancee Tina Kay, Kyle A. Faust and wife Keegan, 2 brothers, John "Jack" Faust, Don Faust and wife Kathy, a sister, Eve White and husband Percy, 6 grandchildren, Brian Matthew, Justin, Gregory, Fallon, Jason, Gregory, 2 great grandchildren, Connor Jackson and Layla Leigh, a sister-in-law, Evelyn Constantine and husband Skip, a brother-in-law, Thomas Craney and wife Karen and many nieces and nephews and his dog Max.
Visitation will be held at the Cochran Funeral Home, 905 High Street, Hackettstown, NJ, 07840 on Sunday, August 26, 2018 from 2-6 pm.
A celebration of life services will be held at St. James Episcopal Church, 214 Washington Street, Hackettstown, NJ 07840 on Monday, August 27, 2018 at 11 am with the Rev. Guy Fouts officiating.
For those desiring donations may be made to the church or to Saint Hubert’s Animal Rescue, 575 Woodland Ave., Madison, NJ 07940 in memory of Harry.