Virginia C. Haas, Jan. 4

By on January 7, 2018

Virginia C. Haas (nee Gudikunst), 81, died Thursday, January 4, 2018 at her daughter’s home. Born in Burlington, NJ, she was a graduate of St. Mary’s Hall in Burlington.

She spent 47 years as the organist for St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Beverly and was a long-time pianist for the Burn Cork Association of Burlington. She was a graduate of the Practical Nursing program of Burlington County Vocational School and worked as an LPN at Burlington County Memorial Hospital (now Vidant), the Evergreens Nursing Home in Moorestown, NJ and Burlington Woods Convalescent Center.

After moving to the Outer Banks in 1992, she continued her nursing career at Britthaven of the Outer Banks and her musical skills were utilized at both the Outer Banks Presbyterian Church and Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.

She is predeceased by her husband, Harold F. Haas, Sr., as well as her former husband and his wife, Shreve and Helen Bunting. She is survived by her sons, John Bunting of Fayetteville, NC and James Bunting (Christine) of Millville, NJ; her daughter, Jennifer Rockhill (Robert) of Powell’s Point, NC; her grandsons, James Bunting, Jr. and Wyatt Rockhill; her sister, Barbara Klemm of Southampton, NJ, her brother in law, Carl Scattergood and many nieces and nephews.

Honoring her wishes, no service will be held. Memorial donations may be made to the Outer Banks SPCA, PO Box 2477, Manteo, NC 27954 or to Feline Hope, PO Box 893, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949.

Twiford Funeral Home, 405 E. Church Street, Elizabeth City, NC is assisting the Haas family. Online memorial condolences may be sent to the family at

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