Beverly A. (Reffo) Haake, 73, of Derry, passed away Sunday, January 2, 2022 at Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg.
Born August 21, 1948 in Latrobe, a daughter of the late Felix M. Reffo and Rita L. (Loughner) Reffo.
Beverly was a member of Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church in Latrobe where she was an active servant of God. She served her church by participating in the church choir, a member of handbells, and supporting various programs including Meals On Wheels and Sunday School. She had devoted her life to her family as a homemaker and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. Beverly also enjoyed bowling, puzzles, and computer games.
In addition to her parents, Beverly is preceded in death by her son, Alvin S. Haake Jr. and a sister, Karen Bryant.
Beverly is survived by her loving husband of 51 years, Alvin S. Haake of Derry; two sons, Scott Haake and Becky Rizzo, of Loyalhanna, Shawn Haake and wife Kelly of Derry, and a daughter, Melinda Terney and Paul Brosnick of Latrobe; two brothers Felix “Mick” Reffo Jr. of Donegal and Keith Reffo (Michelle) of Derry; two sisters, Janet Bollinger (Charles) of Latrobe and Sandra Thomas of Pittsburgh; 10 grandchildren; 2 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Family and friends will be received 2-4 and 6-8pm on Thursday January 6. 2022 at the Matthew X. Merlin Funeral Home, Inc. 529 N. Chestnut St. Derry, PA 724-694-8331.
A funeral service will be held at 11:00am Friday January 7, 2022 at the Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church, 331 Weldon St, Latrobe, PA 15650.
Interment will follow at the Westmoreland County Memorial Park, Greensburg.
Online condolences may be made to www.merlinfuneralhome.com.
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