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Samuel J. Himmelhaver

Samuel J. Himmelhaver, 77, New Haven, died Tuesday, Nov. 9, 2004, at Parkview Hospital in Fort Wayne.
He was a native of Lanesville, a scientific glassblower at ITT having retired in 1989 after 40 years, an Army veteran and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in New Haven.
Survivors include his wife, Dolores Himmelhaver; four sons, David, Kevin and Michael Himmelhaver, all of Fort Wayne, and Robert Himmelhaver of Port Charlotte, Fla.; two daughters, Christine Contadeluci and Karen Cameron, both of Fort Wayne; a brother, Louis Himmelhaver of Lanesville; 15 grandchildren, and nine great-grandchildren.
Vigil service: Thursday, Nov. 11, at E. Harper and Son Funeral Home in New Haven.
Mass of Christian burial: Friday, Nov. 12, at St. John The Baptist Catholic Church with burial in the church cemetery.
The family suggests memorial gifts to his church.

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