Georgiana M. Baer, 80, of Carlisle, passed away
on Monday, October 10, 2011, at her home. She was born on Wednesday, September 2, 1931, in Carlisle, a daughter
of the late James P. and Mildred P. (Miller) Calaman.
Georgiana received her G.E.D. from Carlisle High School. She had worked for many years with
the former Henderson's Shoe Store, Carlisle and retired from Cumberland County, where she had worked at the Cumberland
County Courthouse and the 911 Emergency Response Center. Georgiana was a member of the McClure's Gap Church of God,
Newville, and was a former Girl Scout Leader.
She is survived by three daughters; Barbara A. (and her companion, Percy Tolson) Baer of Carlisle, Diana M.
(and her husband, Phil) Nenninger of Newville and Georgia G. (and her husband, Dean) Motter of Carlisle, two brothers; Guy
Calaman and Freeman "Butch" Calaman, both of Carlisle, three sisters; Virginia Basehore of Mechanicsburg, Doris
Kuhn of Lewisberry and Della Witmer of Carlisle, a daughter-in-law, Meg Potter of State College, 12 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren
and many nieces and nephews. Georgiana was preceded in death by one son, Harry E. Baer, III, who died this past January.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, October 12, 2011 at 6:00
p.m. at the West Pennsboro Twp. Fire Company, 20 Park Rd., Plainfield, with Rev. Robert Stauffer officiating. Burial
will be private. The family will receive friends for a time of fellowship immediately following the services at the
firehouse. Ewing Brothers Funeral Home, Carlisle, is assisting the family with the arrangements. Memorial contributions
may be made to McClure's Gap Church of God, 130 Church of God Rd., Newville, PA 17241.
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I'll never forget the car rides to Leesburg VA & the silly
songs she taught us like My Aunt Fanny & Little Rabbit Foo Foo. I had fun teaching them to my son when he was little.
My sympathy to my cousins & their families as well as my aunts & uncles. Love you...
Kay, Mike, & Michael
Our hearts go out to her family,
and her family of friends at church. We loved her and will miss her deeply.
She was a friend to everyone she knew. We
will see you again one day.
Your smile lives on in my heart.
Mr & Mrs Joel Burgard
"Toots" will be missed by everyone that she touched.
was always a sweetheart,
but was never afraid to say what was on her mind,
I always loved talking to her.
Wanda Neumann (Minich)
Thinking of you in your time
Bless you and your family. So sorry for your loss.
What a wonderful mom you have been blessed to have.
My favorite Aunt!! You reminded
me so much of my own grandmother! You loved me unconditionally! You never gave up on me, I could always count on you to lend
me your ear. I'll miss the "snackees" you gave us for picking you up for the family dinners. Most of all we
will miss you!! I don't want to cry as I know you will no long feel pain, have a hard time walking and you'll breath
so much easier on your own. And I know you were tired and ready to rest!! You were ready to go "home". I didn't
want to be selfish, to have you stay any longer, but I will truly miss you!! May the heavens keep you safe, and let your wings
soar softly!!! We love you, Aunt Toots, rest now, as you'll be watching over us all, our guardian angel!!!
our love always,
Sam, Nidie, Samantha, Brandon, and Kristen (Calaman)
Aunt Toots was the heart of the family and will
be missed by all.
Don & Julie Kurtz
Barb, Diane, and Georgie,
So sorry to hear of your mom's passing. I had hoped to make it to
the services but could not. We had a lot of good times growing up. I will alwayas remember yourt mom as Toots. You have my
Darlene (Horn) Heberlig
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