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Robert N. “Bob” Baer

October 27, 1938 - August 11, 2019

          Robert N. “Bob” Baer, age 80, of Newark, DE, passed away on Sunday, August 11, 2019.

          Born in Shickshinny, PA on October 27, 1938, he was the son of the late Clarence and Mabel (Titus) Baer.

          In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by a son-in-law, Jeri Sheats.  He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary L. (Hamm) Baer; daughters, Kathleen Sheats (David) of Newark, DE and Donna Sheats of New Castle, DE; 3 grandchildren; and 7 great grandchildren.

          A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Thursday, August 22, 2019, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will begin at 11 am.  Interment will follow in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE. It was Bob’s request that everyone dress casual for the service.

          In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in Bob’s memory to Salem United Methodist Church, 469 Salem Church Road, Newark, DE 19702.

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7 Guestbook messages for Robert N. “Bob” Baer

  • Donna and Kathy..I am so very sorry for your loss. Unfortunately, I will not be in town for the service, but I wanted to reach out to you to let you you that your in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Mr,Baer was such a nice man. I used to spend a lot of weekends at his has with Kathy. They treated me just like family. I will miss seeing. You were always kind. Never mad Rip

  • I only met Mr Bob once as I met my biological father Howard. He welcomed me with open arms and made me feel as if I was always his family. R.I.P uncle bob and may your light continue to shine down among the family🙏🏻

  • Bob was a very nice and sweet man we will miss him at church. I always looked forward to my hug:

    He is now with the Lord up above and no longer in pain and can breath freely. The family is in my prayers:

  • God is Been blessed us in our journey on this world and He will be Bless your Family forever.
    Prayers and thoughts from Castaneda Family.

  • I wish I could be there to give you all a big hug and to tell you how very sorry I am to hear of “uncle Bobs'” passing. I have many wonderful memories of my childhood spent with the Baer’s that I will cherish forever. Uncle Bob was a gentle sweet man who always welcomed me as a third daughter as Donna and I were inseparable as kids. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and loved him. My deepest condolences and much love ❤

  • I am so very sorry for everyone’s loss. My prayers go out to each and everyone one of you 💔🙏🙏🙏