Richard M. Haas, 78, of Chula Vista, Ca. passed away on Monday, April 2, 2018.
Born in New Brunswick, Richard has lived in Metuchen, before moving to Chula Vista, California. Richard was baptized at St. Francis Cathedral where he went to grammar school, and later graduated from St. Peter’s High School, New Brunswick. He later became a US Marine and later worked for the US Navy as an Advanced Airplane Mechanic. Richard even worked on the Presidential Helicopters where he flew with the President of the United States as the Helicopter Mechanic. He enjoyed working out, biking, and walking in his spare time.
Richard is survived by his 3 brothers, Theodore Sr. and his wife Donna of Edison, John and his wife Patricia of Toms River, and Thomas and his wife Florence of Westfield; and many nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held Saturday, April 14, 2018 from 8:45am to 9:45am at the Costello-Runyon Funeral Home, 568 Middlesex Ave. Metuchen. A Funeral Mass will follow at 10:15am at St. Francis Cathedral, Metuchen. Interment will be at Resurrection Burial Park, Piscataway.