William Francis, of Wyckoff, formerly of Ridgewood, NJ passed away peacefully after a long illness on April 24th. He was 86. Mr. Haase was a World War II
veteran of the Navy; he graduated from Harvard University
, and was a management consultant in New York City. He leaves his wife, Diane Day, and five children: Matthew, Peter, Melanie, Andrew and Jonathan, and four grandchildren: Michael, Alison, Jessica and Samantha. He is also survived by his sister, Audrey Koenig of Montclair, NJ. There will be a memorial service at West Side Presbyterian Church in Ridgewood, NJ, where Mr. Haase was an Elder. The service will be on Saturday, May 4 at 11 AM. The church is located at Varian Fry Way, 6 South Monroe Street, Ridgewood, NJ. IN lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to West Side Presbyterian Church. Arrangements C.C. Van Emburgh, Inc. Ridgewood.