H. Roy Bauder
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H. Roy Bauder, 97, of Portersville passed away Sunday while under the care of the VNA Inpatient Hospice in Butler.
Born May 15, 1915, in Portersville, he was the son of the late Hayes F. and Eleanor Ann (Gallagher) Bauder.
Mr. Bauder was a member of the Presbyterian Church of Portersville for many years. He was an avid outdoorsman who enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and woodworking. He especially had a great interest in the Purple Martins Society and was a member of the NRA.
He will be lovingly remembered by his two sons, Fred Bauder and his wife, Elizabeth, of Portersville and Richard "Dick" Bauder and his wife, Virginia, of Portersville; his sister, Elsie Burr of Portersville, formerly of Evans City; seven grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren; 11, soon-to-be 13, great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews; his special nephew, James Burr; and his good buddy, Bob Allnock.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 66 years, Jean Elizabeth (McHale) Bauder, who passed away on March 31, 2003; his dear son, Roy L. Bauder, who passed away in 1963; his three brothers, Donald, Dean and Arthur; and his five sisters, Stella, Helena, Grace, Eleanor and Thelma.
BAUDER - The family of H. Roy Bauder, who died Sunday, Dec. 23, 2012, will welcome friends from 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Boylan Funeral Home, 324 E. Grandview Ave., Zelienople.
Additional visitation will be Friday from 10 a.m. until the time of a funeral ceremony at 11 a.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Portersville with the Rev. Dana Opp officiating. He will be laid to rest at the Portersville Presbyterian Church Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in his honor in support of the Presbyterian Church of Portersville, 1297 Perry Highway, P.O. Box 126, Portersville, PA 16051 or of the Purple Martins Conservation Association, 301 Peninsula Drive, Suite 6, Erie, PA 16505.
Online condolences and directions are available at www.boylanfuneralhome.com.
Published in Butler Eagle on Dec. 26, 2012