Bai Van Ha entered peacefully into rest at home in San Leandro, California on January 13, 2020. He was 83 years old.
Born November 21, 1936 in Vietnam to parents Mien Ha and Nho Nguyen, Bai owned his own auto shop, Ha’s Auto Care, for over 20 years. He was a veteran in Vietnam and loved gardening and watching boxing matches. He gave a lifetime of service to St. Felicitas Church as a deacon, and lived a life full of charitable works.
Bai is survived by his wife of 60 years, Qua Thi Ha; children Rose Ha, Mike Ha, Hieu Ha, Thuong Ha, Thoai Ha, Ann Hong, and Annette Gilbert; grandchildren Ryan, Raymond, Reyna, Patricia, Kathryn, Megan, Trevor, Alyson, Samantha, Jeremy, Vera, Adam, Evan and Travis; and sister Nhue Ha. He was preceded in death by his parents and three siblings.
Visitation for Bai will be held from 4:00 – 8:00 PM on Thursday, January 16, 2020 at St. Felicitas Catholic Church, 1662 Manor Blvd, San Leandro, CA 94579, with a Vigil to begin at 7:00 PM. Mass will take place at 10:30 AM on Friday, January 17, 2020, also at St. Felicitas. Following services, Bai will be laid to rest at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, 26320 Mission Blvd, Hayward, CA 94544.