- January 3, 1947 - September 17, 2012
- Williamsburg, Virginia
of John's Passing
John F. Hagee Jr. Memorial Fund/Salesianum School
Attn: Michael Augsberger
1801 N Broom St
Wilmington,, DE 19802
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The memorial fund will provide scholarships to students from Nativity Prep School, a Catholic middle school serving low-income students, to Salesianum (High School). John was blessed with receiving a scholarship to Salesianum.
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So sorry to hear of John's passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.
1 of 13 | Posted by: Roy Ruzika
“Sorry to here about your lose. Will be thinking of you and your family, P
2 of 13 | Posted by: Patrick Parise - Columbia, SC
“I am saddened by John's death and my heart felt sympathies to his family. I met John at UD and I remember him as just the coolest guy. He...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Ramsay Case Kieffer - Milford, DE
“We were sorry to hear of John's passing but pleased to hear of his courageous and fighting spirit as he dealt with his illness to the very end. His...Read More »
4 of 13 | Posted by: Joanne (Richardson) Smith - NC
“John was a good golfing buddy and mentor in the real estate world. He always had a smile and an optimistic view of the world. Kingsmill and Busch...Read More »
5 of 13 | Posted by: Bill Benner - Williamsburg, VA
“Erin, Colleen, Jock, and June, please know that my family and I are thinking about you all and will always cherish knowing John as a great neighbor...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Katie Locke - Baltimore, MD
I am so sorry your family is going through such a painful time in their lives. There are no words that I can say that will ease that pain...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Morris - Wilmington, DE
“Sorry to hear of John's passing. We have so many memories of growing up in Camby Park. John family and our family were close and My Sister Betsy...Read More »
8 of 13 | Posted by: Pat Nagle - wilmington, DE
My prayers are with your family.
May the Lord's peace fill your heart during this difficult time.
9 of 13 | Posted by: Geri Clawson - Fairfax, VA
“John was a great guy and I am saddend to hear of his passing...He wont be forgotten.
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10 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Mancini - Wilmington, DC
“I was so sorry to hear of John's passing. The Kingsmill/Busch Properties long-term employees were such a special group of people, and John even more...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Barbara Eddins - Williamsburg, VA
“June and Erin, MK told us of John's death today. We are very sorry for your loss. We know he will be missed for his love, courage and devotion. ...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Mike / Sharon Sams - Williamsburg, VA
“I will always remember your laughter! You were always telling great jokes as well. You will be missed by many!
13 of 13 | Posted by: Rebecca (Devaney) Stapleton - OH
John F. Hagee Jr., 65, of Williamsburg, passed away on September 17, 2012 after a courageous four-year battle against colon cancer.
Born and raised in Wilmington, Delaware, and son of the late John F. Hagee and Kathryn Kehm Hagee, John was a graduate of the Salesianum School and the University of Delaware, and was a member of Theta Chi fraternity. He proudly served in the U.S. Army, attaining the rank of First Lieutenant. He then began a very successful career as a real estate developer.
After moving to Williamsburg, John played a significant role in the design and development of Kingsmill Realty, Inc. where he served as General Manger for twenty-five years. John also served as a member of the James City County Planning Commission from January 1989 to 2004. During that time he served as the Committee Chairman for the 1997 Comprehensive Plan Update and in addition, served as the Development Review Committee Chairman from 2000-2004, including the approval of the Newtown development.
In his leisure time, John enjoyed skiing, fly fishing, golf, and thoroughbred horse racing.
Wonderful father, husband, brother and friend, he is survived by his devoted wife, June Moore Hagee; a son, John F. Hagee III, and his fiancée, Melissa Parris; two daughters, Erin Brothers and her husband, Jason, and Colleen Hazelwood and her husband, Paul; a brother, Joseph Hagee and his wife, Lillian; and a sister, Kay Ellis, both from Delaware; all of whom were inspired by the strength and grace he showed his last days as a model of not only how to live, but how to handle dying.
A Memorial Service will be held at Kingsmill Resort Conference Center, Williamsburg, VA, at 1:00 PM on Sunday, September 23. Interment will take place at the St. Bede Church Columbarium in Williamsburg, VA, at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the John F. Hagee Jr. Memorial Fund, Salesianum School, Attn: Michael Augsberger, 1801 N Broom St., Wilmington, DE 19802. The memorial fund will provide scholarships to students from Nativity Prep School, a Catholic middle school serving low-income students, to Salesianum (High School). John was blessed with receiving a scholarship to Salesianum and he was always reminded how important that opportunity was in his life.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.nelsencares.com.
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St. Bede Catholic Church Columbarium
3686 Ironbound Road Williamsburg, VA 23185