William W. Baer, 75, of River St., passed away peacefully, Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at Glens Falls Hospital following a long illness surrounded by his loving family.
Born February 13, 1944 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Harry and Martha Baer. Bill served his country honorably in the U. S. Army. He was a loving and caring husband, father, and grandfather with a love for God. William enjoyed, singing, hunting and salt water fishing. He also enjoyed working within the Church as a Sunday school teacher, treasurer, and troop leader for the, Royal Rangers. William loved fellowshipping with others at Bills Diner and Echo Lake Camp/Lodge.
He is survived by his loving wife, Linda Baer, his children; William Baer Jr and his wife, Rowen, Timothy Baer and his wife, Karen, John Baer and his wife Tara, Shelly Arehart and her husband, Patrick. Grandchildren; Maigan, Kierstan, Paige, Zachary, Moriah, Makayla, Jacob, Jonathan, Kyle, Ashley, and Harmony. Two great grandchildren; Jemma, and Mason Baer.
Friends may call on Bill’s family from 10 to 11:30 am, Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at the Calvary Family Life Center, 100 Sherman Ave., Glens Falls.
A funeral service to celebrate his life will immediately follow the visitation at 11:30 am, at the church with Rev. John Chamberlain, officiating.
Burial with full military honors will follow at 2 pm in Gerald B. H. Solomon, Saratoga National Cemetery, 200 Duell Rd., Schuylerville.
Please visit www.alexanderfh.net for online guestbook, condolences, and directions.