Iva L. Baer, 91 years old, formerly of Newport, passed away March 23, 2020 at the Church of God Home, Carlisle. She was born July 16, 1928 in Donnally Mills to Guy R. and Eunice (Steely) Lewis. She and her husband Lester owned the former Western Auto in Duncannon. She was a member of the Donnally Mills United Methodist Church where she always enjoyed making Easter eggs, and was a dedicated volunteer for the food bank, Mission Central and to help her many classmates and friends. Iva was the widow of Lester W. Baer and is survived by her sister, Marjory Orris of Duncannon and several nieces and nephews. She was also preceded in death by sisters, Miriam Knisely, Martha Leonard and Kathleen Garber. Burial will be private in the Newport Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions are suggested to her church. Arrangements by the David Myers Funeral Home, Newport. DAVID M. MYERS FUNERAL HOME INC. www.pennlive.com/obits
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Published in Patriot-News from Mar. 25 to Mar. 26, 2020.