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John Henry Haga John Henry Haga, 78, of Scottsville, died Wednesday morning, June 11, 2014, at the University of Virginia Medical Center in Charlottesville. He was born on January 1, 1936, in Pemberton, West Virginia, a son of the late George and Stella Pearl (Anderson) Haga. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Angela Darlene Haga; a granddaughter, Heather Haga; a grandson, Edward Leathers III; two brothers, Harold and Harrison Haga; and three sisters, Reva Grier, and Virginia and Carrie Haga. Mr. Haga had worked as an auto mechanic for a number of years. He attended Covenant Church of God in Charlottesville. He enjoyed working on motors and doing yard work. Survivors include his wife, Betty A. Haga of Scottsville; five children, Chris Haga of Scottsville, Kevin Haga and wife, Melanie, of Georgia, Sylvia Leathers of Scottsville, David Haga and wife, Tammy, of Charlottesville, and Cathy Conley and husband, Roger, of Scottsville; a step-son, John Duncan; seven grandchildren; one great-grandchild; five step-grandchildren; two step-great-grandchildren; a brother, Jimmy R. Haga and wife, Betty, of Scottsville; four sisters, Ruby Blankenship and Naomi Vann, both of Georgia, and Sonja Fister and husband, Roland, and Rebecca Fogleman, all of Nebraska; and numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family. A funeral service will be conducted at 3 p.m., Friday, June 13, 2014, at Thacker Brothers Scottsville Funeral Home by Pastor Harold L. Bare. Interment will follow in the Scottsville Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m., Thursday evening, June 12, 2014, at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Covenant Church of God, 1025 East Rio Road, Charlottesville, Virginia 22901. Family and friends may share memories and photos at

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