Richard P. Bauer

Richard P. "Dick" Bauer, 89, of Cranston passed away at home surrounded by his loving family on Friday September 7, 2018. He was a retired Fiscal Officer of the VA Hospital.

Dick’s family meant the world to him. He was the loving husband of Jean (Kline) Bauer for 64 years. He was born August 19, 1929 in Reading, PA to the late James and Bertha (Maurer) Bauer. He was the brother of the late James Bauer, Winifred Hertzog, and Elizabeth Leister. He is survived by his eight children: Patricia Amore, Carol (Kevin) Geary, Barbara (Brett) Milstead, Ellen (Michael) Moan, Thomas (Sarah) Bauer, John (Suzanne Yohannan) Bauer, James (Judy Chrusciel) Bauer, and Mary (John Jr) Paquet. Fifteen grandchildren: Emily, Neil, Michelle, Colleen, Patrick, Kevin, Stuart, Alyssa, Carl, Sarah, Julia, Lucas, Andrew, Jack, and John III. Five great grandchildren: Ethan, Naomi, Eliana, Lilly and Quinn, with a sixth great grandchild expected in February and niece Phyllis Wilson.

Dick served four years in the US Navy during the Korean War. He graduated from St. Joseph’s Grade School, Central Catholic High School and Albright College, all in Reading, PA. He was a parishioner of St. Mary Catholic Church in Cranston. Dick and Jean traveled to all 50 states, 97 countries and all 7 continents.

Funeral Services will be held on Wednesday at 9:30am from The Butterfield Chapel 500 Pontiac Avenue Cranston followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Mary's Church Cranston at 11:00am. Burial will be private. Kindly omit flowers. Donations in Dick's name to Unbound of Kansas City, KS or to the charity of your choice would be appreciated.

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Zuniga Family - 09/08/2018

Our most sincere condolences to the Bauer Family.

Jill Tamkin - 09/08/2018

I'm so sorry for your loss. I will keep you all in my thoughts. I have so many fond memories spending time at the Bauer's house during my childhood, teens and twenties.

Dave & Kay Rutter - 09/09/2018

Dear Carol & Family, Dave and I want to send our deepest condolences.

Dear Jim & Judy & family, - 09/10/2018

We are so sorry to hear the news of your fathers passing . Please take comfort in God's promise of eternal life for those who fall asleep with faith in Our Lord and savior Jesus Christ. You are all in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

Gerry & Pat Zisk

The McGill's - Eleanor, Jane, Beth, Andrea and Jim - 09/10/2018

Our heartfelt condolences to the Bauer family. May loving memories bring you comfort at this sad time.

Ed Lemire - for the entire Lemire family "passed" - 09/10/2018

Sincere condolences from The Lemire Family. Dick, Jean and The Bauer family were the dear and friendly "across the street neighbors" to my parents and family since the 1960's (to present). That neighborhood is now at a deep loss.

The Gibb Family - 09/11/2018

We have such fond memories of all the Bauer family. May your memories of your dad, and your love for each other sustain you during the coming days. ❤️

Jack Ermentrout - 09/26/2018

Deepest sympathy to you Jean and family. Dick was a great friend and a truly wonderful person. Thoughts and prayers with you and family

Mr.&Mrs. Donald Cameron - 09/26/2018

Our deepest sympathy to you and your family.

John O'Leary - 10/22/2018

Please accept my condolences on the passing of Mr. Bauer. I am so sorry for your loss. What a wonderful legacy he leaves in his family. We are grateful to for his service to our Country. RIP

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