William F. HausmanHampstead, NCWilliam F. Hausman "Bill" passed away peacefully Thursday, October 13, 2016, at the Lower Cape Fear Hospice in Wilmington, N.C. Bill was born on January 4, 1926, in Allentown, son of the late William and Ruth Hausman. He graduated from Muhlenberg College in Allentown in 1950 with a Bachelor's Degree in Science. Bill was a veteran of
World War II
, having served in the
from 1943 to 1947, his tours having included duty aboard the USS William P Biddle and USS Macon, along with time spent in the South Pacific. After serving in the Navy, Bill worked for Reynolds Aluminum, taught science at Edgar Fahs Smith High School in York, and then finally retired after working 20 years as the Head of Quality Control for the El-Ge Potato Chip Company of York. He retired in 1993 to Hampstead to do what he loved the most, play lots of golf, go fishing, and eat plenty of crabs. Bill is survived by his two sons, Philip Hausman of York and Eric Hausman of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; and grandson, Brett Hausman of Cape Canaveral, Fla.; and his longtime companion, Betty Driscoll of Hampstead. Bill has requested that his ashes be sprinkled over Lake Teedyuskung, located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania. This lake was a special place for him growing up, where he spent his summers with best friends. Truly a place of peace and beauty. Arrangements for the cremation are in the care of Coastal Cremation of Wilmington, NC.