Hauser, Donald Cleve

Hauser, Donald Cleve

August 19th, 2017

On Saturday, August 19, 2017, passed away peacefully after attending his beloved car races with family and friends. His humour, love and kindness will be sadly missed by wife Nadine (Irvine), daughters Tracey (Craig) Hopkins, Tricia (Armin) Kaminski and grandchildren Paul, Kayla and Ryan Hopkins and Haley and Jakob Kaminski.  Don is survived by sister Diane and her husband Michael from Niagara-on-the-Lake.  He was predeceased by parents Cleveland Hauser and Patricia (Smith) Hauser.  Don was a long time employee of what was then CFPL TV in the sales department.  He enjoyed music and was a member of the Barbershop Harmony Society for over 40 years.  In recent years he has enjoyed attending his grandchildren’s musical concerts.   His circle of friends expanded when Harmony Woods Recreational Club, a campground for barbershop singers and their families and friends, was formed in 1989.  Don was their treasurer for 27 years.  Don was the ultimate “armchair athlete” – not missing too many broadcasts of baseball, football, hockey or NASCAR races on TV and attending as many of his grandchildren’s sporting events as possible.  The family would like to share an afternoon of fellowship, song and celebration of Don’s life with the people he touched in his 78 years, at the Mocha Shrine Centre, 468 Colborne Street, London, on Sunday, September 24, 2017 from 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.  In lieu of flowers, donations to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Harmonize for Speech or charity of your choice would be appreciated.  Don’s family wish to express their appreciation to EMS staff and the staff at Westview Funeral Chapel for their kind assistance. 

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Patti ColeDear Nadine and Family Thinking of you today, Nadine. I am very saddened to hear of Don's passing. What wonderful times you had. I remember him enjoying our chorus performances and supporting our events at your house, always with a smile! May your many memories of Don's great love of life, his happiness in the life you have shared, bring peace and joy to you all, today and always. Lots of love, Patti Cole and Family xo
Jocelyne Aubry, nee CaronNadine, my deepest sympathy's over your loss of Don. I worked with Don at CFPL for a great number of years in the sales department. Memories of him always bring a smile to my face. I particularly remember having dinner with you and he and my then boyfriend Yvon in Switzerland. He could always make me laugh. He will be miss by many. Jocelyne
Jocelyne Aubry, nee CaronNadine, my deepest sympathies on your loss of Don. I worked for many years with Don at CFPL Television and have many fond memories. I particularly remember having dinner in Switzerland with you, Don and my then boyfriend Yvon. So much fun. He will be missed by many. Jocelyne
Tim VogelNadine and family: My deepest sympathies to all of you on the loss of Don. I worked with him at CFPL and always enjoyed our conversations. A fine gentleman that will be missed. Tim
John FarrellNadine ,my sincere condolences to you Tracey and Tricia and extended family on Don's passing . It is such a difficult time for the whole family. My best to you all. John farrell
Nancy JohnsonWe were so saddened to see the news in the paper of Don's loss. We knew him at CFPL-TV . He was a kind, upbeat person and we know he will be missed by many. Rest in Peace Don. Sincerely, Nancy Johnson (Promotion) Mark McCurdy (News)
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