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Jack Wessel Haase

April 11, 1941 ~ February 27, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old
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Jack Haase Obituary

Ret Tpr. Jack W. Haase, 82, of Wellsboro passed away on February 27, 2024, at UPMC Williamsport. He was born on April 11, 1941, to Ret. USN Cpt. A. Richard and Artemus Jacqueline (Wessel) Haase in Pittsburgh, PA. On December 9, 1972, he married Elizabeth "Betty" (Cappelli) Haase. He served in the USMC at Guantanamo Bay during the Cuba Missile Crisis, was a Plank owner on the USS Enterprise CVN65, before becoming a Pennsylvania State Trooper and working security at the Tioga County Courthouse in which he had the small courtroom named in his honor.
Jack was an avid outdoorsman having enjoyed camping, hiking, photography, and fishing. He also found joy in reading especially Civil War history and Theology. Jack wrote for the Pennsylvania State Police Communicator 'Retiree Scoop'. He loved his pet cats and especially his dogs.
He is survived by his wife Betty Haase; A son: Matt Haase of Jersey Shore, PA; A daughter: Kristen Haase of Wellsboro; A brother: James Haase (Melissa) of Virginia. He is preceded in death by his parents; sister: Rev. Kathleen Haase.
Family and friends are invited to pay tribute to Jack's life from 9-11am on Saturday March 9, 2024, in the Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home 139 Main Street Wellsboro, PA with a memorial service to follow at 11am in the funeral home. Donations in his memory may be made to K-9 for Warriors at or St. Jude's Children's Hospital at
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Public Viewing
March 9, 2024

9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home
139 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901

Memorial Service
March 9, 2024

11:00 AM
Tussey-Mosher Funeral Home
139 Main Street
Wellsboro, PA 16901


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