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Harold Deveraux, "Hal"[1, 2, 3]
 1920 - 2008


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  • Suffix  "Hal" 
    Birth  Abt 1920  Shamokin, PA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Male 
    Occupation  Engineer, Dupont Co. 
    Died  22 Jul 2008  Wilmingtion, Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I633  Main
    Last Modified  09 Aug 2009 03:04:00 
    Family  Elisabeth Ellen Harrington, "Bettie", b. 31 Aug 1921, Prospect Park, PA  
    Married  30 Jul 1949  [4
    Last Modified  26 Aug 2003 18:01:00 
    Family ID  F268  Group Sheet
  • Notes 
    • Obituary notes:

      Harold D. Deveraux, 88, died on Tuesday, July 22, 2008 at Wilmington Hospital.
      He was the husband of the late Bettie Harrington Deveraux, with whom he shared 58 years of marriage.

      Born in Shamokin, PA, he was the son of the late Charles and Effie Deveraux. He attended Lehigh University and afterwards moved to Wilmington where he spent his entire career at the DuPont Experimental Station.

      He was a life member of the DuPont Country Club where he played golf for many years. He was an avid cyclist, and also enjoyed league bowling. He was keenly interested in photography, music and furniture making. He and his wife vacationed at Ocean City, MD.

      He was predeceased by his sister, Edith Brida, and brothers, Charles Deveraux and Elmer Deveraux. He is survived by several nieces and nephews.
      Services will be private and at the convenience of the family.
      Memorial contributions may be made to the Tri-State Bird Rescue and Research, Inc., 110 Possum Hollow Road, Newark, DE 19711 or to a charity of choice.
  • Sources 
    1. [S567] Lynn Howard Howell, Lynn Howard Howell.

    2. [S1551] Chandler Funeral Home, Chandler Funeral Home, (Reliability: 0).

    3. [SAuth] John Spencer Howell, Jr., John Spencer Howell, Jr., (

    4. [S722] Betty (Harrington) Deveraux, Betty (Harrington) Deveraux, Letter to JSHJr. (on file) (Reliability: 0).

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