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 R. Christian Haufler

R. Christian Haufler

Death 14 Jan 2017 (aged 64–65)
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 175488371 · View Source
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HAUFLER R. Christian Jr., 64, a respected family-law Attorney of Haufler Associates, died peacefully at his Marshfield home on January 14, 2017 surrounded by the love, care and comfort of his family and friends, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Raised in Scituate, he was the son of the late Elizabeth R. (Kelly) & Attorney Robert C. Haufler, Sr. He graduated from Tilton Prep School class of 1970 and Ripon College class of 1974. He received his Juris Doctor degree from Boston College Law School in 1978, and received additional Trial Certifications from Harvard Law School, the American Academy of Trial Lawyers, and many more associations. Christian was a Member of the Massachusetts and Florida Bar Associations, and served his Country with honor as an Officer in the US Army, Military Intelligence Branch. An avid boater, sport fisherman and hunter, Christian was also passionate about conservation of natural resources.

He was a former Chairman and Committee member of the Minots Ledge Chapter of Ducks Unlimited and was directly responsible for raising over a million dollars for wetlands conservation and sportsman habitats.

His closest friends and family will always remember his caring, selfless ways and his big heart. In Christian, you could have no better friend or wingman.

His is survived by his loving Wife, Claire T. (DeYoung) Haufler and her children Christopher Keegan of Plymouth, Brian Keegan and his wife Meghan of Forestdale, Kimberly Keegan-Page and her husband Greg of Taunton, and Mark Leary of Marshfield.

Loving brother of Elizabeth MacKay and her husband Michael, and Judith Cunha and her husband Robert, the late Diane Marie Miers, all of Marshfield Hills.

Also survived by many dear individuals whom he thought of as a part of his family, including Randy Norton of Wisconsin, and his colleagues in the Firm including his long-time Assistant, Gayle McLaughlin of Quincy.

Also survived by 7 cherished grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews. A private burial at sea was his wish.

Relatives, friends, and colleagues are cordially invited to attend his Memorial Mass of Christian Burial on Friday, January 20, 2017 at 12 noon in St. Mary’s of the Nativity Church, 1 Kent St., Scituate.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to either the Wounded Warrior Project and/or the Scituate Animal Shelter.

Assisting the family is Hamel Funeral Care & Cremation Service of Massachusetts

Published in Boston Herald on Jan. 18, 2017


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