Sister Margaret Haas, BVM
March 20th, 2017
Sister Margaret Haas (St. Leonard), 84, died March 1 at Northwestern Hospital in Chicago. She was a Sister of Charity of the Blessed Virgin Mary for 63 years.
Sister Margaret taught at San Francisco’s St. Paul School and St. Brigid School as well as at schools in places including Iowa, Nebraska and Illinois. She also served in parish ministry and in an education post with the Archdiocese of Chicago.
She is survived by brothers, John Haas, Thomas Haas, and Robert Haas and their families.
A memorial Mass was celebrated March 18 at St. Zachary Church, Des Plaines, Illinois. Burial will be in the sisters’ Mount Carmel Cemetery in Dubuque.
Remembrances may be made to the Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, Iowa 52003.
From March 23, 2017 issue of Catholic San Francisco.