Barbara Anne Hass concluded her courageous battle with cancer and went to be with the Lord on December 20, 2019 at Case Manor, Bobcaygeon, in her 91st year. Born in Toronto, Barbara was a long-time resident of the Kawartha Lakes area, helping to establish and operate a local family business. Barbara delighted in the beauty of nature and the tranquility of life by the lake with her devoted husband John (Arne) and their precious dogs.
Loving mother of Wayne McNelly (Nancy), Karen Ustrzycki (Robert), Arne Hass (Kathy Lefebvre), Darcy Hass (Cathy). Beloved grandmother of Chris McNelly (Anne), Danielle McNelly-Knowles (Nathaniel), Tim McNelly (Jill), Renee Puyo (Rudy), Ryan Fishbein (Heidi), Gloria Barley, Jonathan Barley (Karmen) and Collette Barley (Jeet Singh), and great-grandmother of Josiah, David, Taliah and Abigail McNelly, Brody, Alice and Elliot McNelly-Knowles, Leo and Simon McNelly, Gabriel and Kaleb Puyo, Colton and Hunter Fishbein, Donte and Ayanna Barley, Ashton Barley and Ajay Barley. Loved aunt to Paul Goring and Kerry Goring (Anne-marie). Barbara was predeceased by her parents, sisters, brothers and other family members.
Barbara’s ready humour, her optimistic outlook, radiant smile and the twinkle in her eye will be missed.
Special thanks to the many branches of Community Care that made it possible for Barbara to stay in her home as long as possible. Sincere thanks to the staff of Case Manor for their many acts of kindness, loving care and support to Barbara, her husband John and family in her passing.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Cancer Society would be greatly appreciated.
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