Michael J. Baer

Michael J. Baer, 56, of Shippensburg, passed away unexpectedly on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at his home.

Born Saturday, Dec. 2, 1961, in Chambersburg, he was a son of the late Donald E. Sr. and Carrie M. Shoemaker Baer.

Michael was a 1980 graduate of the Shippensburg Senior High School. He was presently employed as a cook at the Shippensburg University.

He was an avid NASCAR fan, and a fan of all racing, including, sprint car, dirt track and drag racing. He loved fishing and camping.

He is survived by one sister, Sylvia Jean Baer, and her fiancé, Denny Drezek, Chambersburg; and one brother, Robert E. Shoemaker, Orrstown.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one brother, Donald E. Baer Jr.

Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Nov. 9, 2018, in the

Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Remembrance Chapel, with The Revs. Barbara A. Hutchinson and Guy Baer officiating. Burial will be in Mongul Cemetery. A viewing will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8, and one hour prior to the service on Friday in the Remembrance Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, Michael’s wish would be that everyone spend an evening with the ones they love, in his memory.

Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.

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