Henry F. Bauer of Haddonfield, passed peacefully at age 80, July 19, 2016, beloved husband of 53 years to the late Barbara B. (nee Britton) . Loving father to Henry F. Bauer Jr. (Haddonfield), Kristina B. Niles (Charlotte,NC) and Scott R. Bauer (Haddonfield). Also survived by 5 grandchildren, Patricia L. Johnson, Henry F. Bauer III, Alexandra T. Niles, Heidi S. Bauer, Jeffrey S. Niles II, and sister-in-law Mary Tomlinson Bauer (Haddonfield) & children, Karl A. & Anna E. Bauer, and many nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his parents, Harry A. & Sylvia T. Bauer and siblings Albert T. Bauer & Elizabeth B. Philbrook . He was born & raised in the family home n/k/a the Haddonfield Historical Society.
He attended HMHS Sept 1949 – June 1952, graduating from Pennsylvania Military Prep School in June 1953. He attended Pennsylvania Military College (n/k/a Widener University) Sept 1953 – June 1954, and transferred to Lehigh University, joining best friend Tom Smith (Dallas, TX), graduating in June 1958. One week after graduating, he and Barbara were married at the First Presbyterian Church of Haddonfield. He also was a long time member of the First Presbyterian of Haddonfield, Sigma Chi Fraternity, The Mayflower Society, The John Howland Society and The Sons of the American Revolution.
Henry, a retired Captain in the US Army served 6/1958 – 1960 in Signal Corp and was the Missile Control Officer responsible for Nike Zeus Surface to Air Missiles stationed in White Sands NM. He was active in the US Army Reserves for 6 years; 2 years in Monmouth, NJ and the last 3 years in Washington, DC. He attended Temple University at night from 1961-1965 to obtain his MBA, and was employed as an Electrical Engineer by Bell Atlantic for 33 years, retiring in December 1991.
Henry loved spending summers on the lake up inMainewith his wife Barbara, their children and dog. You will be greatly missed and forever in our hearts. We love you Henry, Dad and Pop-Pop.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his memory to the First Presbyterian Church of Haddonfield, 20 Kings Highway E. Haddonfield, NJ 08033
Memorial Service will be announced at a later date.