Rochester NY: December 31, 2016. Survived by wife of 45 years Barbara Pilato Haschmann; children James (Diane Sayre) Haschmann, Amy Joy (Miguel) Ortiz, Matthew Haschmann, Jeffrey (Melody Ossola) Haschmann. Grandchildren Charlotte, Sarah, Peter and Otis James Haschmann; Kati, Lina, and Angel Ortiz. Siblings Terry (Marianne) Haschmann, Laurie (Rick) Kincaid, Todd Haschmann; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins. Predeceased by parents Edwin and Myrtle Haschmann and infant daughter Erin Elizabeth Haschmann.
Tom worked in the field of addiction treatment and prevention for 45+ years, first helping to start the local Teen Challenge and most recently retiring as Regional Coordinator of OASAS Finger Lakes Regional Coordinator. After retirement Tom was involved in direct counseling; and as friend and informal advisor to the local director of the Ugandan Water Project. He was a graduate of Roberts Wesleyan College and loved singing and playing guitar, fishing, and helping people connect with solutions and each other. Tom was awarded “Most Honored Brother” Phi Beta Delta Fraternity, 1966; “Outstanding Friend of Labor” United Way of Greater Rochester and AFL-CIO Rochester Labor Council 1987; and the First Annual Charles Cuminale Award for Services to Youth, 2002. His hope, joy, wisdom, and love will be sorely missed by many.
Memorial Service Saturday, January 7, 2017 at Parkminster Presbyterian Church, 2710 Chili Ave, 14624 at 2:00 PM, reception and greeting family immediately following in church social hall. SIGN LANGUAGE INTERPRETERS PROVIDED. Private burial.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Wilmot Cancer Center, Ridgeland Community Church, or Ugandan Water Project.