The Tribune Democrat, Johnstown, PA


April 5, 2014

Rita M. Baer

WINDBER — BAER – Rita M., 87, Windber, died April 5, 2014. Born June 24, 1926, in Windber, daughter of undertaker William J. and Anna R. (Donohoe) Baer. Preceded in death by parents; brother, William F. Baer; sisters, Regina Miller, Mary Surkosky and Angela Stager; and an infant sister, Kathleen. Survived by sisters, Rosemarie Baer and Polly Spickler, both of Windber; brother, James Baer, married to former Patrica McLaurine, Falling Waters, W.Va.; and numerous nieces and nephews. Former employee of the Geis Furniture Store, Johnstown, and John Conjelko Store and Conjelko’s Dairy Store, both of Windber. Member of Third Order Franciscans and St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic Church, Windber, where funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Tuesday, the Rev. Martin Cingle. Interment, St. John Cantius Catholic Cemetery, Windber.  Friends received from 5 to 8 p.m. Monday at the William Kisiel Funeral Home, Windber, where vigil for the deceased will be held. At the request of the family, please omit flowers.

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