Brattleboro - Bernard Timothy "Tim" Haus, 66, passed away peacefully Tuesday morning, July 18th at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center surrounded by family, following a lengthy illness.
Tim was predeceased by both of his parents; Bernard Haus and Ann Whitman. Tim is survived by three sisters; Midge Gembarowski of Brattleboro, Karen Haus of Washington D.C. and Sue DeGraff of Sacramento, CA. Three nieces and one nephew; Jessica Justin and her husband Stephen of Grosse Point Park, MI, Katrina Gembarowski of Brattleboro, Alexa Gembarowski of Brattleboro and Daniel Haus-Caulk of Washington, D.C. Several great nieces and a great nephew; Amelia Newton, Simon Justin, Eliza Gembarowski, Louisa Justin, Malina Albert and Alice Justin.
Tim was a Brattleboro Union High School graduate in the class of 1970. He continued his education and followed his passion for cooking by attending the Culinary Institute of America, New Haven campus. Tim later shared his talent for cooking with the west coast and moved to California where he resided for 30 years working as a Head Chef at The SunnySide Restaurant and Lodge and The Tahoe House. Tim was an avid skier and spent many of his younger years on the slopes of Vermont and California. He also enjoyed several years of skydiving in the California desert with his friend Willie Madore, who predeceased him.
His later years brought him back to his roots in Vermont where he continued his passion for cooking at The Putney Inn and Chelsea Royal Diner. Tim’s love for his family and his happy smile will be remembered forever.
A Catholic service in Tim’s honor will be held at St. Michael Roman Catholic church on Thursday, July 27th at 11:30am. A celebration of his life will follow at the Brattleboro Eagles Club.
In lieu of flowers, please donate in Tim’s name to Rescue, Inc., P.O. Box 593, Brattleboro, VT 05302.
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