Edward J. Haas
Family & friends are invited to a visitation on Saturday, April 1st, in the Vertuccio & Smith, Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (Rte. 107), REVERE beginning at 9:00 a.m., for Edward J. Haas, who died on Monday, March 13th, at his Revere residence, unexpectedly. A funeral mass will follow at 11:00 a.m. in the Immaculate Conception Church (Corner of Beach St. & Winthrop Ave.), REVERE followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett. Although Ed has been fighting cancer & chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, his death was indeed, sudden.
He spent most of his life in Revere and was a 1965 alumnus of Revere High School. He mastered 2 tours of duty with the U.S. Army during the Viet-Nam Era from April 11, 1966 through May 2, 1970. He returned to school at Northeastern University & secured a career as a computer engineer. For a brief time, he lived in New Orleans & secured a position as an oil Rigger in the Gulf of Mexico. He also spent time as a property manager in New Orleans. While working in the sales end of the computer industry, he was most proud of his association with Bill Gates and Steve Jobs.
He was the beloved son of the late Robert J. Haas, Sr.and Regina E. (Lewey) Haas. He is the devoted brother to Former Revere Mayor, Robert J. Haas Jr. & his wife, Juanita of Revere, Sheila A. Arsenault & her husband, Arthur T. of Chelsea & Judy A. Cotter & her husband, William of Gilford, N.H. He is the proud uncle of Jennifer Haas & her fiancee John Coyne of Revere, Rachel Shanley of Revere, Robert J. Haas, III & his wife, Jennifer of Winthrop, Christopher R. Forestra & his wife, Gina of Ft. Worth, Texas, Robyn Forestra & her husband, Matthew Pollock of Brooklyn, NY, Joshua Cotter & his wife, Katelyn of Swampscott, Meghan Mazzolla & her husband Tory of Exeter, N.H. He is also lovingly survived by his faithful & dedicated friends, Louis Caprio & his wife, Elizabeth of Miami, Florida, John Fitzgerald & his wife, Peggy St. Clair of Wellesley & Matthew Martelli & his wife, Debra of Winthrop. He is also survived by many grand-nieces & grand-nephews.