|Birth: ||Aug. 6, 1929|
|Death: ||Jan. 28, 2009|
George L. Baer, Sr.
George L. Baer, Sr, of Milford formerly of Bear, went home to be with the Lord on Wednesday, January 28, 2009 at home.
Mr. Baer was born in Shickshinny, PA the son of the late Clarence and Mabel (Titus) Baer. He served in the U. S. Army during the Korean Conflict where he was a recipient of the Purple Heart. He worked for Delmarva Power and Light in Wilmington as a supervisor in gas distribution for 35 years before retiring in 1990. George was one who loved being active. He loved bowling, pitching horseshoes and was a devout Philadelphia Phillies and Eagles fan. George also enjoyed playing golf, hunting as well as watching the horse races in Harrington. George served as President of the Canal Little League for many years and was instrumental in establishing the Canal Senior League. He loved country music and enjoyed playing the piano.
In addition to his parents, George was preceded in death by his son, William "Billy" Baer in 2005; a brother, Kenneth Baer and 2 sisters, Ida Jann Uzzio and Mary Coverdale. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Marlene Jean (Shelton) Baer; a son, George Baer and his wife Debbie, of Wilkes-Barre, PA; 2 grandchildren, Jamie Baer and Joseph Baer; 3 great grandchildren, Samantha Baer, Olivia Baer and Joseph Baer; 2 brothers, Donald Baer of Middletown and Robert Baer of Newark, as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services will be held at 1 pm on Saturday, January 31, 2009 at the LOFLAND FUNERAL HOME, 102 Lakeview Avenue, Milford where friends may call after 11 am. Burial will be in Hollywood Cemetery, Milford-Harrington Highway Harrington.
Created by: Richard Wright
Record added: Jan 30, 2009
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