George W. Baer

NEWTON FALLS — George W. Baer, 74, of Newton Falls, entered into eternal rest Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017, at his residence with his family at his side.

On Feb. 27, 1942, at Allegheny County in Pennsylvania, George was born, the son of the late Wayne and Ruth McClure Baer.

He was a graduate of YSU with a degree in accounting. George proudly served our country in the U.S. Navy. He retired from the Naval Reserves in 2002, and he was employed by and retired from GM.

He loved racing autos, building racing motors and golfing.

George married Diane Goode July 2, 1984. George was a loving husband, father and grandfather.

Cherished memories of George will be carried on by his wife, Diane, of Newton Falls; sons, Todd (Terri) Baer of Austintown and Patrick Henry of Phoenix; daughters, Debbie (Greg) Blair of Salem and Spring (Keith) Fortlage of Medina; brother, James (Lynn) Baer of Florida; sister, Kitty (Jack) Hunsinger of Butler, Pa.; and nine grandchildren, Michael, Joshua, Vanessa, Brianna, Tyler, Taylor, Michaela, Dylan and Hayden.

Preceding George in death were his parents; and a son, Thomas.

A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are being handled by Bernard P. Borowski Memorial Home in Newton Falls.

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