Leslie J. Haas
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Born: 
Sept. 12, 1947
Died: 
Feb. 24, 2012
Services: 
Visitation: Sat. 11- Noon at CMA Church
Services: 
Memorial Service: Sat. March 3, 2012

 

Leslie J. Haas, 64, of 475 Lance Dr., Ridgway, died unexpectedly at Ridgway Township on Friday, February 24, 2012.
He was born September 12, 1947 in Allentown, PA a son of Marlowe Arner Haas of Emporium and the late James Haas.
On August 17, 1969 in Williamsburg, VA he married Janet Hutchens Haas, who survives.
Mr. Haas graduated from Council Rock High School in Newtown, PA in the class of 1965 and from Paul Smith College in 1968 with a degree in forestry. He served with the US Army from 1968 to 1971 as a military policeman. He worked for Lower Makefield Township as a policeman from 1972 to 1984. He then moved to Elk County in March 1984 to work as a Waterway Conservation Officer for the PA Fish and Boat Commission. He retired in 2004. He was a regular attendee of the CMA Church of Emporium. He was a endowment member of the NRA, a member of the Pa. Federation of Sportsman, Elk Co. Conservation District, Paul Smith's Alumni group, BASS, Buckmaster Whitetail Deer Hunting Association, National Trapper's Association, Christian Sportsman Fellowship.
Surviving
In addition to his mother Marlowe Haas
is his wife Janet Hutchens Haas
Son: Christopher Haas and his wife Delores, Sinnemahoning
Daughter: Rebecca Peters and her husband George, Emporium
Son: Seth Haas and his wife Alycia, Rock Hill, SC
5 Grandchildren: Anna, Jed, Katrina, Nick & Brianna
Brother: Nelson Haas and his wife Rose, Emporium
and several nieces and nephews.
Preceded in Death By
Father: James Haas who died Aug. 26, 2006
 
A Celebration of Life will be held at the Christian & Missionary Alliance Church, Sizerville Road, Emporium on Saturday, March 3, 2012 at 12:00 PM with Rev. Mark Conklin, Pastor and Pastor Chris Haas of the Down County Baptist Church officiating. A Military Service will be accorded by the Cameron County Memorial Detail. 
The family will receive friends at Church one hour prior to the service.
 
Memorial Contributions may be made to Down County Baptist Church, PO Box 81, Driftwood, PA 15832 or to Christian & Missionary Alliance Church Parsonage, 404 Pine Street, Emporium, PA 15834 or to St. Marys Sportsman Club for Youth Field Day, PO Box 958, St. Marys, PA 15857
 
BARNETT FUNERAL HOME, Inc. entrusted with arrangements.


On behalf of myself and the

On behalf of myself and the Pennsylvania Federation of Sportsmen's Clubs[PFSC], our deepest sympthies for your loss.The PFSC will always be grateful for the hard work,and dedication Les made to the sportsmen and sportswomen of the commonwealth.


We are truly sorry for your

We are truly sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you. DWCO candidate Matt Raetsch


Think of you often Seth ant

Think of you often Seth ant the days at ECP. My deepest sympathy to you and your family at this sad time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Jean Cappiello


Janet, Norma just told me of

Janet, Norma just told me of your loss, I have asked her for your email so I can communicate with you. I hope you remember me, we went to school together for many years, and graduated from Blair together in 67. I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I am sending lots of prayers to you and your family. I will light a candle on behalf of your all and think of you all daily. I am sure your husband is resting with God this evening, and is looking over all of you. God Bless you my dear friend.Barbara Williams Walk


We would like to express our

We would like to express our deepest condolences to all of you. It's hard to lose someone you love but the memories outway the sorrow. There is another great patrolman and fisherman in heaven now looking down on you. Diana & David Groome - Brandon and Kaleena Alloe & Stan Hastings, Sr


Our deep condolences to you

Our deep condolences to you and your family on this loss. God Bless you all.Warren and Loretta Beaver from Linesville, Pa. Retired PFC.


We will miss you dear friend.

We will miss you dear friend. Ken Slogaski and the crews: Calabogie Fishing Crew Maine Hunting Crew East Branch Lampoon Fishing Crew. Our condolences to the Haas family.


Seth and Becky, I just

Seth and Becky, I just wanted to let you know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. I am very sorry for your loss.


To Seth & Alycia, friends

To Seth & Alycia, friends from our BiLo days. Our thoughts are with you and your family, we fondly remember your parents and are very sorry for your loss. God Bless.


On behalf of myself and the

On behalf of myself and the Elk County Conservation District, our deepest sympthies for your loss. Elk County will always be grateful for the hard work, dedication and many contributions Les made to better the entire community.


I have known Les since he was

I have known Les since he was hired by the Pennsylvania Fish Commission and was upset to learn of his fatal accident. Les was an excellant Waterways Conservation Officer and well respected. He will be sadly missed by his many now retired fellow officers. May he rest in peace.


Marlowe, Nelson, Rebecca and

Marlowe, Nelson, Rebecca and families, We are saddened by the sudden loss of your loved one. May your faith and cherished memories see you through this difficult time. June and Joel


i was shocked to learn of

i was shocked to learn of Les's mishap which cost him his life. I was fortunate to know him many years. Pamela and I express our sincere condolences to the entire Haas family.


Our thoughts and prayers are

Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of loss. May God wrap His loving arms around you and give you peace.


Nelson and entire family: you

Nelson and entire family: you are in our prayers,,sorry for your loss


to the entire Haas family you

to the entire Haas family you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this time.


So sorry for your loss.My

So sorry for your loss.My thoughts and prayers are with each of you.


so sorry to hear of your

so sorry to hear of your loss. i don't know the immediate family, but i know the emporium connections well. god bless and hang in there. i don't know what else to say.


Sorry to hear of your loss

Sorry to hear of your loss My thoughts and prayers are with you . May all your happy memories help you through this sad time God bless you all


So sorry for your loss. My

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time.


Haas Family: So sorry for

Haas Family: So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.