James J. Haviaras, 78, of Wilmington, NC, died Monday, October 31, 2011 at Trinity Grove of Wilmington.
Mr. Haviaras was born in Allentown, PA on June 25, 1933, the son of the late James S. and Mary Faust Haviaras .
He graduated from Allentown High School and Bethlehem Business School. After being drafted during the Korean Conflict, he was honorably discharged from the U.S. Army. Mr. Haviaras had been a resident of Wilmington for 47 years.
Jim is survived by his loving and devoted wife of 56 years, Joanne Vann Haviaras; daughter, Debra Haviaras Duncan, who is a New Hanover County Magistrate; sister, Theodora Krause and a nephew, Gary Krause both of Harrisburg, PA.
Jim was a loving and caring husband, father, and friend to all who knew him.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 – 8:00 pm Thursday, November 3, 2011 at Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington, NC.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Lower Cape Fear Hospice, 1414 Physicians Drive, Wilmington, NC 28401 or to a charity of your choice.
The family will like to thank the staff of New Hanover Regional Medical Center and also the staff of Trinity Grove for their exceptional care of Jim during these final days of his life.
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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington,NC 28403. 910.791.9099