Robert R. Baum

YORK Robert R. Baum, 93, died on Monday, July 1, 2013, at 1:10 a.m. at his home. He was the husband of the late Betty J. (Hildebrand) Baum who died on October 1, 2008. A visitation will be held from 12 to 12:30 p.m. on Friday at Workinger-Semmel F.H. & Crematorium, Inc., 849 E. Market St., York, with a Celebration of Life Memorial Service to follow at 12:30 p.m. at the funeral home. Burial was in Prospect Hill Cemetery at the convenience of the family. Mr. Baum was born March 17, 1920, in Loganville, the son of the late John and Eliza (Bahn) Baum. He was an employee of the former Naval Ordnance Plant during WWII, a machinist with RCA, and a member of the Viking A.A. and the Thirteenth Ward Political Club. Mr. Baum is survived by a daughter, Susan J. Martin and husband Richard of York; three sons, David J. Baum and wife Peggy, Robert R. Baum, Jr. and wife Mary E. and Michael A. Baum and wife Mary T. all of York; eight grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a sister, Kahtleen Shearer of Charlotte, N.C. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the York County SPCA, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17402; or to Compassionate Care Hospice, 2449 S. Queen St., York, PA 17402.

Funeral Home

Workinger-Semmel Funeral Home - York
849 E. Market Street York, PA 17403
(717) 854-2315

Published in York Daily Record & York Dispatch on Aug. 6, 2013