Fred-Haas, Jr.-Obituary

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Fred A Haas, Jr.

Dec 3, 1922 - Jul 18, 2019 (Age 96)

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Ernie Haas

I'm so sorry for your loss grandma. We will all miss fred so much. !! He was such a great person . he will be missed dearly. Rest in peace Fred. May all angels be with you

Sonja and family, my deepest heartfelt condolences on your loss of a very special man. I will miss seeing you both. You had the best relationship. My love to you.

Sonja so sorry to read of Fred's passing.
Thoroughly enjoyed your visits to Dr Filiberti's office.
Fred was a gentleman at all times.

Obituary

Fred's Obituary

Frederick A. Haas, Jr. 96, of Westborough, late of South Hadley and Holyoke passed away Thursday, July 18th, 2019 with the “Love of his life Sonja at his side. 

Fred was born in Holyoke, a son of Fred A. Haas, Sr. and Pauline (Durant) Haas.  He graduated from High School in Holyoke, joined the U.S. Army, in 1942, serving his country proudly and bravely during World War II in Europe, being awarded three battle Stars, the purple heart for wounds suffered in battle and the presidential unit citation for his part in the liberation of Dachau Concentration camp.   Fred then spent four months in a French hospital recovering from his battle injuries.   Always very interested in Electrical engineering, Fred upon discharge from the Service, earned his bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering and founded Haas Electrical in Western Massachusetts.  He then continued his education by earning during night school his juris doctorate Law degree and passed the Massachusetts Bar. 

Fred is survived by his devoted love Norma Sonja (Zonia) Jensen Bilde Haas; a son, James Haas; two grandchildren, Sarah and Alex all in California; Nieces, nephews and extended family members. 

A prayer service will be held at 12 noon Thursday July 25th 2019 in the MERCADANTE FUNERAL HOME, 370 Plantation St.  Burial will be private.  

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