Homer P. Haber, 101, of Port Arthur, passed away Sunday, December 23, 2012 at Christus St. Mary Hospital in Port Arthur. He was born on September 26, 1911 in Cincinnati, Ohio to Jacob P. and Mary Davis Haber. Homer had lived in Port Arthur since 1933 and was a member of Providence Church (formerly Presbyterian Church of the Covenant) where he served as a trustee and an elder. He was also an active member of the YMCA board. He was a veteran of the U.S. Army Signal Corp. serving as a Major during World War II. Homer enjoyed fishing, golf, tennis and woodworking. He also liked helping others, but in a quiet way. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, December 28, 2012 at Providence Church. A visitation for family and friends will be Thursday evening from 5:00 to 6:00 p.m. at Levingston Funeral Home in Groves. Homer is survived by his wife, Eudora Haber of Port Arthur, daughter, Sue Ellen Bass and husband Cory of Groves, son, Murry Haber and wife Sharon of Raleigh, N.C., three grandchildren, Beth Bass, Scott Bass and wife, Ashley, and Carley Haber, and one great grandson, Connor Bass. Friends wishing to make memorial contributions may send them to: YMCA of Port Arthur, 6760 9th Avenue, Port Arthur, TX. 77642; Presbyterian Children's Home and Services, 4407 Bee Cave Road, Austin, TX. 78746-6496 or the
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Published in The Beaumont Enterprise on Dec. 27, 2012