Meadville Tribune

May 7, 2013

Elizabeth W. (Betty) Haas

The Meadville Tribune

TITUSVILLE — Elizabeth W. (Betty) Haas, 89, of 514 E. Spruce St., Titusville, passed away Sunday, May 5, 2013, at Marquette Hospice House in Meadville, where she had been a resident for the past several weeks.

Betty was born Aug. 25, 1923, at Pittsburgh, a daughter of the late Harry and Ruth Alexander Wallace.

Betty was a graduate of Colestock High School, class of 1941. She had been employed as secretary to Bruce Leithead in the personnel office at the former Universal Cyclops Specialty Steel Corp. in Titusville. She was last employed as secretary to the principal at Titusville Senior High School, from where she retired in 1989.

Betty was an avid reader, wonderful cook and baker, and enjoyed preparing Sunday dinners and holiday meals.

Betty is survived by two children, Donald R. Haas of Marshburg, and Debra Spence and husband Wayde of Meadville; a grandson, Adam McKee of Lajolla, Calif.; and a sister, Patricia A. Wallace of Winter Haven, Fla.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a son, David B. Haas.

No public visitation will be held. Friends may attend a memorial service on Wednesday at 11 a.m. at Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home, 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, with Dr. Barry E. Cressman, pastor of First Presbyterian Church, officiating.

Interment will be in Woodlawn Cemetery.

The family asks that memorials may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St. Meadville, Pa. 16335.

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