PAXINOS - Grant S. Haupt, 81, of Irish Valley Road, passed away Sunday, Dec. 2, 2012, at Sunbury Community Hospital, Sunbury.

Born in East Cameron Township, Feb. 4, 1931, he was a son of the late Charles and Florence (Smink) Haupt.

He married the former Eunice Haupt April 18, 1954.

He was educated in the Rising School Elementary School, East Cameron Township.

Grant served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War.

He owned and operated a farm in Irish Valley and also was employed by Wilson Manufacturing in Sunbury as a supervisor for 25 years.

He was a member of Irish Valley United Methodist Church.

Farming was the love of his life.

In addition to his wife, survivors include a son, Myron Haupt, and his wife, Georgia, of Paxinos; three grandchildren, Leslie, Faith and Thomas, and a brother, Guy Haupt, of Pottstown.

He was preceded in death by two sisters, Hilda Thomas and Grace Reitz, and five brothers, Warren, Lloyd, Kimber, Carl, and a brother in infancy.

HAUPT - Grant S. Haupt, 81, of Irish Valley Road, Paxinos. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Irish Valley United Methodist Church. Burial will be in the adjoining church cemetery. Friends may call at the church from 10 a.m. until time of the funeral services Thursday. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Heart Association, Kidney Foundation or his church. Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Jerre Wirt Blank Funeral Home, 395 State St., Sunbury.