SOUTHPORT — Joseph H. Hasson, age 80, of Southport, North Carolina passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Saturday, October 23, 2021. Joseph was born July 25, 1941 in New York City to the late Herbert John Hasson and Celine Dillon Hasson.
In addition to his parents, Joseph is preceded in death by his sister, Celine McKinney and brother-in-law, Robert McKinney.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 57 years, Clara Hasson, of St. James, his daughters, Christine and Miguel Roman of Southport, Kim-Marie Hasson of Long Beach, New York; his son, Kevin and Daniela Hasson of Massapequa, New York; and his seven grandchildren and two great grandchildren.
Joseph proudly served in the U.S. Army, had a career with the NYPD Highway Patrol (Motorcycle) and the Department of the Treasury. He was a parishioner at Sacred Heart R.C. Church, a 2nd degree Knight in the Knight’s of Columbus, a founding member of the St. James Fire Department and participant in the 1013 Club. A lover of all sports Joe was a long suffering Brooklyn Dodgers and New York Mets fan. Joseph was the life of the party, charming, funny, intelligent, and guaranteed to be late to everything. He will be missed by all that knew him.
A Funeral Mass for Mr. Hasson will be held at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Southport on Thursday, November 4th, 2021 at 11:00a.m. A visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 3rd, 2021 from 5:00p.m. to 8:00p.m. at the Peacock-Newnam & White Chapel.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donation be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital, Stephen Siller Tunnel to Towers Foundation and the American Cancer Society.
Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.peacocknewnamwhite.com for the Hasson family.
Peacock-Newnam & White Funeral and Cremation Service – 1411 N Howe St. Southport, NC 28461 – (910) 457-6944