|Birth: ||Jul. 15, 1926|
|Death: ||Nov. 27, 2010|
New Haven County
Born 7/15/1926, Greensburg, Westmoreland County, PA (see following obit)
Homer Franklin Bair Jr.
Homer Franklin Bair, Jr., of Naugatuck and longtime resident of New Hartford peacefully entered eternal rest Saturday, November 27, 2010, in Waterbury. He was the loving husband of the late Leone Bair for 56 years. Born July 15, 1926, in Greensburg PA, he was the son of Homer F. Bair, Sr., and Rose (Miller) Bair. After graduating from Greensburg High School in 1944, he served as a quartermaster in the U.S. Navy in the South Pacific on LSM 51. He graduated from Babson College in 1949 and the same year married Leone Baker of Morrisville, Vt. They lived in the Pittsburgh, Pa., area where Mr. Bair served the Township of Penn Hills as auditor and township commissioner. He also served as a scoutmaster and was active in the Penn Hills YMCA and St. Andrew Lutheran Church in Pittsburgh. For many years Mr. Bair worked for the Hartford Life Insurance Co., first in Boston, then in Hartford. After residing in Sudbury, Mass., where he was active in the Lutheran Church of Framingham, he and his family moved to New Hartford where he lived for 36 years. He was Treasurer and Elder for many years at St. Paul's Lutheran Church in New Hartford and a member of the Farmington Valley Squares, Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Sons of the American Revolution, Literacy Volunteers, and the American Orinithological Union. He leaves a son, James F. Bair and his wife Janet of Ansonia; two daughters, Martha Harpin and her husband Bill of Orono ME and Marianne Ebling and her husband David of Beacon Falls; four grandchildren, Joanna Bair, Emily (Bair) Vieira, and Patrick and Mary Harpin; a sister-in-law, Leitha Boice of Catskill, NY; and many friends and associates. Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, New Hartford at 10 a.m. Burial will be held on Thursday, December 2, 2010 at West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, Vermont at 11 a.m. Montano-Shea Funeral Home, 5 Steele Road, New Hartford has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 30 Prospect Street, New Hartford, CT 06057. Visit an online guestbook at Montano-Shea.com.
Published in Connecticut Post on November 30, 2010
NAUGATUCK — Homer Franklin Bair Jr., of Naugatuck, longtime resident of New Hartford, died Nov. 27, 2010, in Waterbury.
Funeral services are 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's Lutheran Church, New Hartford. Burial is 11 a.m. Thursday at West Branch Cemetery, Stowe, Vt. Arrangements by Montano-Shea Funeral Home, New Hartford. Online guest book at Montano-Shea.com.
Contributions: St. Paul's Lutheran Church, 30 Prospect St., New Hartford 06057.
Homer Franklin Bair (1896 - 1963)
Rose Miller Bair (1888 - 1943)
Leone Gertrude Baker Bair (1923 - 2006)*
West Branch Cemetery
GPS (lat/lon): 44.49687, 72.71659
Maintained by: Perry W. Caldwell
Originally Created by: Michael Ryley Bradbury
Record added: Nov 30, 2010
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