Carole Dolores Haas

carole haas

October 10, 1940 ~ April 10, 2024

Born in: Salisbury, Rhodesia
Resided in: Great Falls, Virginia

Carole Dolores Haas passed away on April 10, 2024, in Great Falls, Virginia. She was born and raised in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe) before working as a Foreign Service National at the U.S. Consulate General at Cape Town, South Africa, where she met her husband, FSO George Haas, whom she accompanied on tours in Tanzania, Sierra Leone, Washington, D.C., South Africa, and Thailand. She was active in youth sports, holding board positions in the Reston Swim Team Association and Reston Youth Baseball. She enjoyed overseas travel with her husband and friends. Carole was a lover of elephants and supported conservation programs, including being a foster parent to an orphaned baby elephant. She was also a supporter of the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital and would travel to Memphis many times to volunteer in support of their annual marathon. She is survived by her husband, George Haas of 51 years, sons Trevor and Brian, grandchildren Isla, Geoffrey, Haley, and Braxton, and daughters-in-law Jessica and Meghann Haas; by brother Alasdair Gordon Hidden and by half-sisters Christine Surridge and Lesley Hidden, and half-brother Donald Hidden. In lieu of flowers please consider a donation to either the Sheldrick Wildlife Foundation or the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital


Visitation: April 19, 2024 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Money and King Funeral Home
171 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180


Service: April 20, 2024 3:00 pm

Money and King Funeral Home
171 W. Maple Ave.
Vienna, VA 22180


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  1. Praying for you all in your crushing sorrow on the loss of Carole. Grief is the price we pay for love.

  2. Sending Love, Light and Strength during this most difficult time to you all. Thinking of you and praying for you. RIP Carole. xxxx

  3. Dear George and Family,
    We are so saddened to hear of Carole’s passing. We enjoyed many travels with you both and so appreciated Carole’s sense of humor and quick wit. We will be out of town for the viewing and service, but know that our hearts are with you in spirit.
    Mark and Becky Hendon

  4. George,
    I am so sorry to hear of Carole’s passing. I have so many happy memories of all of dancing and laughing. I especially remember riding with both of you when we’d go to the Virginia Line Dance festival each year. But mainly I remember the love you both had for each other, which was evident every time I saw you.
    George, I am praying for you and your family during this painful time.
    All my love,

  5. To my dearest half sister Carole. Your beloved smile will be missed but we have so many fantastic memories. Rest in peace dearest till we meet again. Lots of love Lesley

  6. George and family,

    Celebrating the life of our wonderful Carole and mourning her passing with you!

    Lots of love, Marie Pyle

  7. Dear George and all of Carole’s family,
    Carole was a bright light that continues to shine through her loving family and all of our memories. She was a brilliant bridge player and fabulous travel companion! Our memories keep her in our hearts.
    Much love,
    Deb and Barry

  8. My deepest condolences, George, to you and your entire family. I loved your love together with Carole and the stories you used to tell me about your adventures with her. I always could tell your time together was a very special one. May comfort and peace be with you always.

  9. thank you grammy for you always being there for me the first 13 years of my life and i love you lots and i want you to know 1 thing. That we are all still brighted with your smile and you perfect and happy personality thank you grammy rest well. i love you your grandson, geoffrey

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