In Remembrance of James F. Baer
James F. BaerGreenfield Township, PA June 21, 1945 ~ July 30, 2013 Date of Service: August 2, 2013
James F. Baer, 68, Greenfield Township and formerly of Dunmore passed away Tuesday afternoon at home surrounded by his family. He and his wife, the former Christine Coviello, had celebrated their 45th wedding anniversary on February 24th.
Born in Scranton, he was the son of the late Frederick and Lois Hartman Baer. He was a graduate of Dunmore High School and prior to retirement he was employed by Maid-Rite Steak Company in Dunmore.
His favorite time of year was the summer, when he was able to fully enjoy nature by being outdoors, gardening, tending to his Koi pond and all of his four legged friends.
The family would like to thank Dr. Lisa Thomas, all of the nurses on the 8th floor at Regional Hospital in Scranton, especially JoAnn, and finally the staff at Commonwealth Home Health and Hospice of NEPA for the care and compassion shown to all of them.
Also surviving are a son, James F. Baer II and his wife Kristen, Scranton, a daughter, Lisa Polcha and her husband Michael, Greenfield Township, a sister, Judith Ventimiglia, Scranton, six grandchildren, Lauren Diskin, Nicholas Swartz, and Haileigh Baer, all of Scranton, and Meghan, Myranda and Olivia Polcha, all of Greenfield Township, four great grandchildren, Nathan, Makailyn, Avery, and Noah, all of Scranton,
and aunts, uncles, nieces, and nephews.
A funeral service will be held Friday evening at 7pm in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc. 318 East Drinker Street in Dunmore. Friends may call from 5-7pm.