Peter Fred Haas
Shreveport, LA - A Memorial Service for Peter Fred Haas, 58, will be held at 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 5, 2018, at B'nai Zion Congregation, 245 Southfield Rd., Shreveport, LA, with Rabbi Dr. Jana L. De Benedetti officiating. Visitation will follow service at B'nai Zion.
Peter was born November 17, 1959 in Tarrytown, NY to Sylvia Bindler Haas and Arthur Haas and passed away November 1, 2018 in Shreveport, LA after a year-long struggle with cancer. He grew up in Albany, NY and attended Boston University where he studied bass. He was a beloved member of many orchestras including the Chautauqua and the Shreveport Symphony Orchestra where he was principal bassist for thirty years. He will be remembered for his steadfast professionalism, his voracious appetite for reading, and his distinctive, raucous laugh.
The family would like to thank Dr. Patel, his staff, and all the nurses at Willis-Knighton Cancer Center for their love and care throughout this past year.
In lieu of flowers, consider making a donation in his memory to the following organizations: B'nai Zion Congregation, 245 Southfield Rd, Shreveport, LA 71105, Shreveport Symphony Orchestra, 616 Jordan St., Shreveport, LA 71101, Amnesty International,5 Penn Plaza 16th Floor, New York, NY 10001, The Sierra Club, 716 Adams St., New Orleans, LA or the charity of your choice
He is survived by his wife Kristina Haas; his two sons Isaac Haas and Eliot Haas; his sister Janet Hughes; and his nephews, Ben Haas, Andy Haas and Alex Hughes.