John D. Haas, 74

John D. Haas, 74, of Oley, passed away Friday February 10, 2023 at the Reading Hospital.

He was the owner of John Haas Seafood and Oley Valley Auction Company.

Born in Reading, he was the son of the late Eli C. Haas and Mary E. (Hafer) Haas.

John enjoyed fishing, playing poker, and watching NASCAR. He worked as an auctioneer, barber, and fish monger. He also enjoyed cooking, gardening, traveling, and spending time with family and friends. John wanted to be remembered as a fighter, a believer in God, and a loving and caring son, brother, father, and grandfather.

Surviving are his girlfriend Sonja Degler; children John S. Haas husband of Carol, Dr. Marcy A. Haas wife of Phil Quezada, and Mandy S. Jancovic wife of Thomas; grandchildren Kayla, Austin, Alexandra, Misha wife of Brett, Brian, and Eli; great grandchildren Ethan and Joshua; brother Charles W. Haas; and furry daughter Ginger.

A memorial service will be held Saturday March 4, 2023 at 11:00 AM at Fleetwood Bible Church, 2847 Moselem Spring Rd., Fleetwood, PA 19522. Interment will be private. Visitation will be held Saturday from 10:00-11:00 AM at the church.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in John’s memory to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital at

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Anita and I send our deepest sympathy to the Haas family at John's passing. He was a successful entrepreneur and wonderful family man. God Bless you Johnny and rest in peace.

~ Woody Sanders Staunton, VA
2/19/2023 3:00:28 PM

Cynthia and I offer our condolences to John’s family. John was a great help to us while we cleaned out my parent’s and Aunt and Uncle’s estates. We loved visiting with Ginger, and hope she will be OK.

~ Timothy Waldman Oley, PA
2/18/2023 7:11:52 PM

My condolences to the Haas family rest in peace John

~ Steve Tsopanis
2/15/2023 6:06:06 PM

I graduated with John from Daniel Boone….I used to visit his fish stand at Green Dragon…he will be missed….prayers and condolences to the family

~ Russell Kulp
2/15/2023 3:05:45 PM

May the angels rejoice as John is received back home to his Heavenly Father. My condolences to the family. He will be greatly missed. I will always cherish the years spent clerking for him and the many memories made along the way. Fly high John.

~ Tricia Knabb Quillman Douglasville, PA
2/15/2023 12:47:27 PM