Gloria M. Haas, 87, of Oregon, Ohio passed away May 20, 2013, in her home on what would have been her 63rd wedding anniversary. She was born in Toledo, Ohio on November 29, 1925 to William and Dorothy (Baker) DeWitt. Gloria was a graduate of Clay High School where she currently was reigning "Queen" of the High School Reunion Committee. She was employed as a medical secretary with Drs. Kappus, Pigott & Miller. Gloria was a member of St. Ignatius Church, Dunberger Post Ladies Auxiliary, the Lake Ageless Wonders and the Red Hat Society. She was an avid reader and an accomplished Euchre player. Gloria loved the water, and spending time at Catawba and Bay Point beaches. Her main enjoyment was being with her children, grandchildren and attending their many activities and sporting events.
Surviving are children, Julie (Rick) Butler, Jennifer Kurucz, William Haas, Jill (Craig) Manzagol; grandchildren, Theresa (Mark) Hughes, Richard Butler and Andrew (Jackie) Butler, Brian (Meredith) Kurucz, Jeffrey Kurucz, Jonathan Kurucz, William Haas, Robert Haas, Craig Haas, Kimberly Hanley, Sean Hanley Jr. and Laura Hanley, Jason Manzagol, Jamie Manzagol and Michael Manzagol; ten great-grandchildren; sisters-in-law, Marie Brannan and Joanne (John) Mermer. Gloria was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, William Haas in 1996.
Family and friends may visit at the Eggleston Meinert & Pavley Funeral Home, Oregon Chapel, 440 S. Coy Road on Thursday from 2:00-9:00 p.m. Funeral services will begin in the funeral home at 10:30 a.m. on Friday and proceed to St. Ignatius Catholic Church for a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:15 a.m. Interment will follow in St. Ignatius Cemetery. Expressions of sympathy in Gloria's memory can be made to VFW
Dunberger Post Honor Guard. www.egglestonmeinert.com