Jeannette Browdy Haag was born November 3, 1919 and passed June 21, 2020 peacefully at home in Butler Pa., with her son Arthur and daughter-law Aline Haag at her side. Her daughter Frances was able to have several video calls during last few hours.
Jeannette was born and raised in New York and Bergen County with her sister Ethyl Browdy Kiss by their parents Emanuel and Anna Browdy.
Jeannette graduated from Teaneck High School in the great depression and went to work at New York Life to help support her family. Through the hundred years of her life she worked as a bookkeeper, office manager for several doctors and was an accomplished pianist, master seamstress and a competitive duplicate bridge player.
Jeannette married Dr Samuel Haag, a practicing dentist, and the two decided to move to West Nyack, New York. In West Nyack they built a dental practice in their home and began a long term association with the community for over 60 years.
Jeannette became a trustee and helped to establish the West Nyack Free Library and for the next twenty years and volunteered at the Nyack Hospital.
Jeannette received numerous awards for her service to her community; among which was the United States House of Representative Certificate of Special Congressional Recognition for outstanding and invaluable service to her community.
Jeannette was preceded in death by her husband, Dr Samuel Haag; her sister, Ethyl Browdy Kiss; two grandchildren, Kristina Blumenthal, George Walter Zeigler and one great-great grandson, Daniel Blumenthal.
Jeannette is survived by her two children; Frances Julie Haag and Arthur Marc Haag (Aline); brother-in- law, Stephen M Kiss; five grandchildren, Peter Zeigler, Anna Grace Haag, Ethan Haag, Edie (David) Kennedy and Michael (Michelle) Zeigler; seven great grandchildren, Max Blumenthal, Molly Blumenthal, Amanda Zeigler, Alyssa Zeigler, Michael Zeigler, Mathew Kennedy and Michael Kennedy; four nieces and nephews, Richard M Kiss, Candy (JP) McDermott, Ellie (Jack) Weatherall and Edward (Robin) Haag; five great nieces and nephews, Megan (Evan) McPhee, Kevin (Jennifer) Weatherall, Lauren Weatherall, Elizabeth Haag and Joshua Haag; one great-great nephew, Wyatt Weatherall.
Memorials are suggested to the West Nyack Free Library 65 Strawtown Rd West Nyack, NY 10994 Or The Rockland County Association for the Blind. 260 Old Nyack Turnpike Spring
Valley, New York 10977.
Online condolences can be given at www.thompson-miller.com.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Thompson-Miller Funeral Home, 124 E. North St., Butler, PA 16001.