Carol M. Baer

Mother’s hands were gentle; they’re missed so very much, we would give the world to feel once more, their warm and tender touch.

It is with great sadness to announce the passing of our beautiful and beloved Mother, Carol M. Baer, 78 of Reading PA, she passed away peacefully on April 5, 2017, surrounded by her family.

Born May 30, 1938, she was the daughter of the late Hazel and Leroy Gaugler and Daniel Poper.

She was the widow of Paul A. Baer, married 46 years. Survived by her Children Tina M. Kellam wife of Thom, Teresa A. Nayman wife of Jim, Richard A. Baer and Brenda L. Edsall wife of Steve, Sister Eileen, Grandchildren Jennifer, Brian, Jonathan, Ryan, Alysa, Christian, Lindsey, Jacob, Cody and Ian and Great Grandchildren, Richard, Paige and Brook and her Best Friend for over 55 years Jeannie Merkel. She was predeceased by her brothers Frank (Skip) and Daniel.

She was a life member of the Pottstown German Club.

An amazing Mother, Grandmother, Sister, Daughter and Friend; cherished and loved by all that were blessed to have known her. She will be deeply missed by many; until we meet again.

A viewing will take place on Tuesday, April 11, 2017 from 10 – 11 am at the Houck & Gofus Funeral Home, Inc., 955 N. Charlotte St. Pottstown, PA 19464. A Life Celebration will follow at 11 am. Interment will take place after the service at Highland Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation at Online condolences may be made to the family at