He was a U.S. Air Force Veteran during the Korean War, as part of the Elite Strategic Air Command, attended Fenn College, worked as a domestic steel manufacturing executive for Ryerson Steel for 30 years, and was a 3rd degree member of the Knights of Columbus.
He was the beloved husband of Jeanine (nee Kachurik) for 52 years; loving father to Bill (Peggy) Haney, Mark (Cheryl) Haney, and Roberta (Ted) Knisely; and devoted grandfather to Logan, Liam, and Landon Haney; Marky and Christy Haney; and Teddy and Samantha Knisely.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Bernard and Ruth (nee Bone) Haney; brother, James; and sisters, Harriett and June.
Friends may call at the Busch Funeral Home, 7501 Ridge Road, Parma, from 2 to 4 P.M., (with the Rosary to be prayed at 3:30 P.M.) and 6 to 8 P.M. Thursday, March 6, 2014, 440-842-7800. Prayers will be at the funeral home, 9:15 A.M., on Friday, March 7, 2014, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 A.M., at St. Albert the Great Church, 6667 Wallings Road, North Royalton. Interment will be at Spring Grove Cemetery, Medina.