Frances M. Haas

December 23, 2012

Frances 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 Auxilary.

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.

Condolences can be made at

Information provided by T.R. Jetty Funeral Home and, Watertown, N.Y.