Dr. Robert Lester Baeder of Manchester, formerly of Cedar Grove, died on Feb. 22. He was 91.
Born in Gladstone, he was a graduate of Duke University and Duke Medical School, a veteran of WWII and a physician at Mountainside Hospital. He has served as team physician for both Verona and Memorial High Schools, had attended Community Church of Cedar Grove since 1950, and was a member of the Rotary Club of Cedar Grove.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years Mildred, his children, Robert and his wife Janet, Ann and her husband Dave, Richard, Virginia and her husband Phil and Keith and his wife Nancy, his grandchildren, Jennifer, Scott, Aaron, Alana, Arianne, Corey, Daniel, Michael and Nicole, and his great-grandchildren, Alex, Nicholas, Lanie, Sophia and Marina, as well as many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services were held at Anderson and Campbell Funeral Home in Manchester.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Community Church Memorial Fund of Cedar Grove, 65 Bowden Road, Cedar Grove, N.J. 07009, or to the charity of your choice.
Published in Verona-Cedar Grove Times on Mar. 2, 2011