John Haessler, Co-Founder Of Wainscott's Seafood Shop, Dies At 68 - 27 East

John Haessler, Co-Founder Of Wainscott’s Seafood Shop, Dies At 68

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Co-chair Dick Bruce at "Art in the Garden." COURTESY FRAN CONIGLIARO

Co-chair Dick Bruce at "Art in the Garden." COURTESY FRAN CONIGLIARO

author on Feb 23, 2014
John Haessler, father, husband and co-founder of the Seafood Shop in Wainscott, lost his battle with cancer on Friday at the age of 68. Mr. Haessler, who was born and... more

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