Joseph F. Haro, longtime resident of Haddonfield, passed away at the age of 80 on Saturday, May 9 from complications due to heart failure.
Joe will forever be remembered by his loving sisters Nana Navarro and Dolores Kirkpatrick, numerous nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews, and great-great-nieces/nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Cris Haro and sister Isabel Gomez.
Joseph grew up in Gary, Indiana. After finishing college at Indiana State Teachers College, he came to Philadelphia and earned his master’s degree in Education from Temple University. He was a professor at Camden County College for 30 years. Joe was an advocate for the arts, serving as a weekend docent at the Philadelphia Museum of the Arts and also as guide at many city museums. He was an usher at many Philly theaters, and gave architecture tours in both the city and Haddonfield. He was passionate about traveling and included museum and architecture tours on his many trips around the world.
Joe was a social butterfly who talked to everyone, and maintained numerous decades-long friendships. Joe embraced life to the fullest and will be greatly missed.
There will be a Celebration of Life held in Haddonfield when our current circumstances allow for the gathering. To be added to the contact list for details please email to: JoeHaroMemorial@gmail.com.