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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.


Visiting Hours

Saturday, April 1st beginning at 9:00 a.m.

Memorial Funeral Mass

Saturday, April 1st at 11:00 a.m. in Immaculate Conception Church, Revere


Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to Boston Pride, 12 Channel St. #503, Boston, MA 02210.

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  1. Mary and Rich Borrelli
    Mar 31 2017

    We are so sorry for your family’s loss. We always enjoyed the holidays with Edward. Sending our love.

  2. Kate Cotter
    Mar 29 2017

    I just wanted to send everyone our love and to let you know that we are very sorry for your loss. Edward was always so wonderful to me and my family and will be very missed.

  3. louis caprio
    Mar 20 2017

    Our entire family was deeply saddened by Edward’s passing, losing him was like losing a family member.
    I hope in Edward’s name that we all will be able to celebrate all of his successes in life when we are together on the 1st.
    Of course that would be with a proper chilled Martini in hand.
    May he rest in Peace.
    Sheila, our thoughts and prayers are with you and each of Edward’s family members.

  4. Deb and Jerry Shea
    Mar 19 2017

    We are very sorry for the loss of your brother Eddie. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. May he rest in peace.

  5. Joyce And Dennis Toto
    Mar 18 2017

    We are so sorry about hearing of the passing of Eddie , he was a good guy. We will keep him in our prayers.

  6. Debra Mariano
    Mar 17 2017

    Dear Sheila and HAAS Family,

    So very sorry for your loss.
    May God comfort you with his blessed hope that we will all be reunited again in Christ.

    Deb Mariano

  7. Marty Greenblatt
    Mar 16 2017


    I was deeply saddened to learn of Eddie’s passing. The two of you shared a loving and supportive family relationship and I hope the warm memories of the many good times you shared together will be a consolation to you at this painful time.

    Marty Greenblatt

  8. Kelly O'Regan
    Mar 16 2017

    Sorry for the loss of Edward. He was a wonderful man and will be greatly missed.

  9. Maureen Marre
    Mar 16 2017

    Dear Sheila and Family
    So sorry for your loss, your brother had a very kind face-love the drink in his hand we should all go through life that way. You are all in my thoughts and prayers


  10. Marty Greenblatt
    Mar 16 2017


    I am deeply saddened to learn of Eddie’s passing. The two of you enjoyed a very close and supportive relationship, and I hope that the warm memories of so many good times shared together will be a comfort to you.

    Marty Greenblatt

  11. Brenda Francis
    Mar 15 2017

    Dear Bob:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Sincerely, Brenda (Bagel Bin).

  12. LeslieDiperri
    Mar 15 2017

    Sheila I am so sorry for your loss of your brother

  13. Debby Valverde
    Mar 15 2017

    Sad to say goodbye to my cousin. My condolences to his siblings and the rest of our family.

  14. Dan & Stacey Mulhall
    Mar 15 2017

    I am so sorry for the loss of your brother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

  15. Barbara and Joe Hunter
    Mar 15 2017

    Dear Judy and family,

    We send our deepest condolences for your loss.

    Barbara and Joe

  16. Tim & Margaret Shea
    Mar 14 2017

    God Bless and Godspeed Eddie.

  17. Alice Tierney
    Mar 14 2017

    Judy, Bill and family,
    Please accept our heartfelt sympathy at such a difficult time as this. Love and prayers, Alice, Justin and Jason Tierney

  18. Jan Morrison
    Mar 14 2017

    My sincerest condolences Judy … to you and your family on the loss of your brother Edward. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Love Jan and Jack Morrison

  19. Richie and RoseLee Vincent
    Mar 14 2017

    Dear Bob, Shiela and Judy,

    Riche and I send our sincere condolences on the loss of your brother. May your loving memories bring you comfort during this difficult time.

    Riche and RoseLee

  20. nancy kelley
    Mar 14 2017

    Edward your for ever in my heart and will be truly missed much loved to the family love your cousin nancy till we meet again RIP Edward..

    Mar 14 2017


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