M. Haas, 70, of Depauville, died Saturday, Dec. 22, at
Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown.
The funeral mass is scheduled for 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 29,
at St. Mary’s Church in Clayton with Father Arthur LaBaff
officiating. Burial will be in St. Lawrence Cemetery. There
will be no calling hours.
Born June 15, 1942, in Watertown, the daughter of Lloyd and
Frances Greene Higgins Sr., she graduated from St. Mary’s
Catholic School and also Clayton Central School.
Frances married John Haas on July 21, 1962, in St. Mary’s
Church. John died Oct. 3, 2005.
For a time before she was married she worked for Bomax
Manufacturing in Watertown.
She was a member of the Bald Rock Lodge four wheeler club
and a former member of the Depauville Fire Department Ladies
Frances enjoyed doing puzzles, snowmobiling, four wheeling
and most of all taking care of her grandchildren.
Surviving are three daughters and their husbands, Judy
(Stephen) Gardner, Clayton, Lisa (Shawn) LeClair, Clayton
Center, and Linda (William) Daly, Depauville; six
grandchildren; four great grandchildren; one sister Nancy
and her husband Al of Connecticut; a brother, Lloyd, and his
wife, Mim Higgins, Chaumont; nieces and nephews.
A brother, Carl, died before her.
can be made at www.trjetty.com.
Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home
and Newzjunky.com, Watertown, N.Y.