WEBSTER – Ervin Wayne Hattabaugh, 90, of Bates Point Road, died unexpectedly on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Harrington HealthCare at Hubbard Hospital in Webster, after a brief period of declining health. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Nancy A. (Weaver) Hattabaugh of Webster; four children, Mark S. Hattabaugh and longtime companion Christine Cregg of Dudley, Craig Hattabaugh and his wife Rose of Weston, Loring W. Hattabaugh of Putnam, CT, and Nicole Burke and her husband Michael of Worcester; nine grandchildren, Kate Jurczyk and her husband Matt, Stuart Hattabaugh, Hanna Hattabaugh, Michela Stevenson and her husband Matthew, Nicholas Hattabaugh, Leo Hattabaugh, Charlie Hattabaugh, Cameron Burke, and Colin Burke; and two great-grandsons, Jack Jurczyk and Luke Jurczyk. He was born in Brown County, Indiana, one of seven children to the late Dawson and Lydia (Early) Hattabaugh, and lived in Indiana, Florida, and Dudley, before moving to Webster Lake in 1987. He graduated from University High School in Bloomington, IN, and received his bachelor’s degree from Indiana Central College in Indianapolis, IN. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War.
Mr. Hattabaugh owned and operated Bartlett Insurance Company in Webster for many years, retiring in 1987. He was the former president of the Webster/Dudley/Oxford Chamber of Commerce, and was a member of the Christmas Decorating Committee in Webster. Mr. Hattabaugh was a 50-year member of the Webster Lodge of Masons. He was a classic car enthusiast, enjoyed watching sports (especially the Celtics), and loved attending his grandchildren’s sporting events.
A private graveside service with military honors will be held at Lakeside Cemetery in Webster. Paradis-Givner Funeral Home in Oxford is directing the arrangements.