Dr. Melvyn Haas, ex-MFH, died August 27, 2022 in Aiken, South Carolina. He was eighty-two. Dr. Haas was a founding Master of Foxhounds with Whiskey Road Fox Hounds.
Dr. Haas was born March 16, 1940, in New York, New York to the late Adolph and Manya Haas. He received his undergraduate degree from Cornell University and M.D. from the NYU Grossman School of Medicine in 1965. He moved to Aiken, South Carolina in 1972 and practiced Neurology for over fifty years. He was a faculty member at Augusta University and was affiliated with Aiken Regional Medical Center. He was dedicated to his many patients. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and brother.
Dr. Haas is survived by his wife, Joyce Haas, his two daughters Anna Haas Bauman (Joel) and Sara Haas (Stewart Skiles), his two stepdaughters Samantha Siegfried and Melanie Clinch, his five grandchildren Austin, Colin, Eli, Skylar, and Aiden, his sister Sandy Silverstein (Marv), and his brother, David Haas (Amparo).
Graveside services were held at 10:00 a.m., Tuesday, August 30, 2022, at Sons of Israel Cemetery in Aiken, South Carolina. Rabbi Zalman Fischer will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be directed to the following: Medical College of Georgia Foundation at Augusta University, 720 St. Sebastian Way Suite 150, Augusta, Georgia, 30901; Congregation of Adath Yeshurun Synagogue, 154 Greenville St., NW, Aiken, South Carolina, 29801; or Chabad of Augusta, 3924 Old Furys Ferry Rd, Martinez, Georgia, 30907.
The Historic George Funeral Home & Cremation Center, 211 Park Ave., SW, Aiken, South Carolina 29801 (803.649.6234), has charge of arrangements. Expressions of sympathy for the family may be left by visiting www.georgefuneralhomes.com.
Published on August 30, 2022.