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William H. Baer

William H. Baer, 92, of Coopersburg, died June 6, 2021, in his home. Born in Bethlehem, he was a son of the late Philip and Sarah (Place) Baer. He was the husband of the late Frances (Graber) Baer.

He was a graduate of Liberty High School.

He was a receptionist and guard for the Bethlehem Steel; a diesel mechanic for Berman Trucking; worked for Fluck’s Hardware, Coopersburg; and most recently worked for the Borough of Coopersburg, until he retired in February 2018.

He was a member of Trinity U.C.C., Bethlehem.

He was a past president and lifetime member of the Coopersburg Fire Company and was completing his 68th year of service this year. He was a treasurer of Coopersburg Ambulance and a member of the Coopersburg Council and Water Authority. He was a past president and treasurer of the Southern Lehigh Jaycees.

He is survived by a daughter-in-law, Jill Baer, with whom he resided; three sisters, Barbara Fleuer of Kunkletown, Phyllis Wierbach of Maryland and Sandra Waldbieser of South Carolina; five grandsons, Philip Baer (Alexandra), Craig Baer (Tammy), Thomas Baer (Kelly) and Jason Baer (Tara); eight great-grandchildren, Brynn, Justin, Cassidy, Rylie, Gabriel, Hailey, Mckenzie and Caiden; and a son, Robert William Baer, nieces; and nephews.

He was predeceased by a son, Daniel E. Baer; and four siblings, Charles Baer, Elaine Warren, Shirley Detweiler and Pauline Pike.

Contributions may be made to the Coopersburg Fire Company, 13 S. Main St., Coopersburg, 18036.

Arrangements were made by Cantelmi Long Funeral Home Inc., Bethlehem.