William J. Baer Jr. "B.J."
August 30, 1987 - April 29, 2012
William J. Baer Jr., “B.J.”, age 24, of Beacon Falls, a mechanical engineer at GKN Aerospace of Cromwell, died suddenly on Sunday, April 29, 2012 at Waterbury Hospital. Born in Bridgeport on August 30, 1987, he was the beloved son of William J. Baer, Sr. and Lynn Ann Neto Baer. B.J. was a member of the Class of 2005 at Woodland Regional High School of Beacon Falls, a 2010 graduate of UCONN where he earned a B.S. Degree in Mechanical Engineering and was currently working towards a Masters in Engineering. He was an avid Yankee, Giants and UCONN basketball and football fan. B.J. was a member of the Jonathan L. Smith Racing Crew and proudly earned his second degree black belt in Tae Kwon Do karate.
Friends are invited to meet directly in St. Michael Church, 25 Maple Ave., Beacon Falls on Friday, May 4, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. for a Mass of Christian Burial. Interment will follow in the family plot at Long Hill Burial Grounds, Trumbull. Friends may call on Thursday from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. at The Abriola Parkview Funeral Home, 419 White Plains Road, Trumbull.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the William J. Baer Jr. Scholarship Fund, c/o Naugatuck Valley Savings and Loan, 127 South Main Street, Beacon Falls, CT 06403.