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May 18, 2013

John Bauer Jr.

The Daily Star

---- — John Bauer Jr.

DELHI — John Bauer Jr., 92, of Spring Valley Road, died Thursday, May 16, 2013, at home in Delhi.

He married Deborah Burt on July 26, 1949 in Greenport, Long Island. She predeceased him on Aug. 25, 2008.

John was a WWII veteran, avid fisherman, carpenter, cabinet maker and worked as a custodian at Delaware Academy. After retiring, John and Deb traveled and canoed extensively in the Adirondacks, returning home to mow the lawn, pay the bills and head out again.

He is survived by four daughters, Ella (Dan) Ladlee, Ruth (Jim) Scofield, Cindy Bauer (Gerry Schaffner), and Mary (Dan) Johnson; four sons, John E. (Judy) Bauer, Larry (Alyce) Bauer, David (Christine) Bauer, and Russell Bauer (Linda Perry); numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; and 1 sister, Frances Samal of Conn.

Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

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Arrangements are by the MacArthur Funeral Home of Delhi.