Ernst de Haas, 96, of Kingston died Friday, May 3, 2019 at Salana Doylestown, PA.
Born in Rotterdam, Netherlands, he resided in Princeton and Franklin before moving to Kingston. He worked for many years as a Professional Engineer with Princeton University. He was a member of the Bunker Hill Lutheran Brethren Church, Fellow Academy of Medicine of New Jersey. He served as Fire Commissioner of Franklin Township, Chairman of the Board of County Mental Health and Past Trustee of Hagadorn Hospital.
Son of the late Emanuel and Jeannette (Heijmans) de Haas, he is survived by his wife Claudia (Lisco) de Haas, 2 sons Sven Erik de Haas, Kenneth Frank de Haas, 4 daughters Inger Piranian, Pamela Farrell, Patricia Barry, Penelope Shershen, 19 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
The Funeral Service will be held 3:00 pm on Sunday, May 12, 2019 at the Bunker Hill Lutheran Brethren Church 235 Bunker Hill Road, Griggstown. Friends may call on Sunday from 2:00 pm until the time of the service at the church.
Burial will be on Monday at 10:30 am in the Griggstown Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Mather-Hodge Funeral Home, Princeton.
In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Bunker Hill Lutheran Brethren Church 235 Bunker Hill Road, Princeton, NJ 08540.
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