O’Rourke & O’Rourke
Inc. Funeral Home

25 River Street
Salamanca, NY 14779
phone: (716) 945-4760
fax: (716) 945-4222

William J. Baer Jr., age 58, of State Land Road, New Albion, New York formerly of East Mill Street, Port Allegany, PA died Tuesday, October 13, 2009 at his home.

Born on May 19, 1951 in Olean, New York he was the son of the late William and Mildred Hoyt Baer Sr.

Mr. Baer was a graduate of Olean High School Class of 1969.

He was a self employed Floor Covering Installer. He previously worked with Blue Bird Bus Company and the YMCA of Olean, New York. He had also worked as a driver for Stroehman Bakery.

Mr. Baer enjoyed hunting and family vacations.

Surviving are: 3 daughters, Sue (Mike) Speed, Port Allegay, PA, Millie Baer, Port Allegany, PA, Leeanne Baer, Jacksonville, N.C.; a son, Kevin (Brenda) Baer, Port Allegany, PA; 6 grandchildren; 4 sisters, Betty Dombeck-Baer, Belmont, New York, Janice (Jeff) Drew, Cuba, N.Y., Joanne Peters-Baer, Ashville, N.C., Roseann (Tim) Warner, New Albion, N.Y.; a brother, Robert Baer, Hinsdale, N.Y.several nieces and nephews.

Memorial visitation will be held on Saturday, October 17, 2009 at the VFW Post, Port Allegany, PA from 2-4 P.M. at which time a memorial service will be held with Pastor Robert Bridge, Morton’s Corner’s Baptist Church, Springville, New York, officiating.

Funeral arrangements are under the direction under the direction of O’Rourke & O’Rourke Inc. Funeral Home, 25 River Street, Salamanca, New York.

E-condolences can be sent to john@orourke-orourke.com.

William J. Baer Jr.