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DeHAAS, Thomas E.

DeHAAS, Thomas E.

DeHAAS - Thomas E. Age 89, of Cheektowaga, NY, entered into rest July 25, 2017. He was born June 7, 1928 in Buffalo, NY to the late Harry and Loretta DeHaas. Tom served in the United States Army during WWII and was a past commander of American Legion Memorial Post 1731 in Cheektowaga, NY. He retired from Trico products in 1991. Tom was an active member of Infant of Prague church and the St. Vincent DePaul Society. Loving husband to Dolores Engler for 63 years; cherished father to Susan (Mark) Cercone, Elaine DeHaas, Lisa (Jim) Krygier and Mary Grace (Thomas) DiStasio; grandfather to Chelsea (Travis), Nathan, Lindsay, Connor, Andrew, Nicholas and John; brother to Sandy (Allan) Pizzuto also survived by many nieces and nephews. Tom was predeceased by his sisters Elizabeth Garlick, Jeanne Ruh, Katherine Ireland and Judy Bogner. Relatives and friends may visit D. Lawrence Ginnane Funeral Home, 3215 Delaware Ave., Kenmore, Monday from 4 PM to 8 PM, with a Mass of Christian Burial to be held at Infant of Prague Church in Cheektowaga, Tuesday at 10 AM. (Please assemble at church.) In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Hospice of Buffalo, 225 Como Park Blvd., Cheektowaga, NY. Inurnment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Arrangements entrusted to DiStasio-Hills Funeral Chapel. Online condolences may be made at

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