HAAS, EDWARD J.
A funeral mass was celebrated May 21 at St. Joseph’s R.C. Church for Edward J. Haas, 97, of Toms River, formerly of Weehawken. He passed away May 14. Predeceased by his parents, Mary and Emil Haas, and his brother, Robert Haas, he is survived by his wife of 61 years, Kathleen; his sister, Grace Torgesen; his children and their spouses, Edward Haas, Jr. (Charlene), Marian Haas (William Cesanek), Kathleen Ferry (Robert), Robert Haas (Victoria King), Thomas Haas and Bud Schlemmer (Fati); 16 grand children, and four great grand children. A graduate of Weehawken High School, he served in the Naval Reserve, Army Air Corps WWII Alaska Expedition, and as captain for the Weehawken Police, retiring in 1979 after 29 years. Ed will be remembered as a devoted husband, father, and friend to all who knew him. He was active into his 90’s and committed to lifelong learning, with interests in carpentry, music, automobile repair and the Anchor Club. His family continues his tradition of camping at Lake George and vacationing in Florida. Services arranged by the Quinn Hopping, Toms River.