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“Betty always had a kind word, a twinkle in her eye and a love for life! I was truly blessed to have known Betty! ”
1 of 7 | Posted by: Paul Hillsburg - MA

“I am sorry for your loss. Betty was a wonderful colleague and helper during her many years at Holyoke community college. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Sue Mackler - Florence, MA

“Cindy and family.Worked at HCC with your Mom many years and always love her laugh and beautiful smile. She was a wonderful person. My deepest...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Laura (Howard) Gronski - MA

“GiGi- We will miss you always and hold your memory forever in our hearts! We love you!!! Love Kara and Kaleigh ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kara Williams - South Boston, MA

“To the Robert Family: My prayers go out to you all at such a difficult time. Cherish all the memories and let her fly with the angels now. ”
5 of 7 | Posted by: Debbie Bara - Easthampton, MA

“My deepest sympathy for the passing of your beloved mother. My thoughts and prayers are with the entire Robert family and especially with my dear...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Sandra Graca - Westport, MA

“Dear Cindy and family. My prayers and thoughts are with you during this difficult time. . I have heard some wonderful memories about your Mom and...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Patty Murphy - Holyoke, MA


CHICOPEE: Audrey M. (Bigelow) Baer, 81, of Chicopee, passed away Wednesday January 25, 2017 at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield. She was born in Montpelier, VT and had lived here most of her life. Audrey was a longtime Nurse's Aide at the Marian Center in Holyoke, retiring in 1998. She was predeceased by her husband, Arthur C. Baer in 1983, her mother Nina (Bigelow) Hanley, and her step-father, Thomas Hanley. Audrey is survived by a son, Albert T. Baer and his wife Arlene of Chicopee; two daughters: Cynthia A. Michon and her husband Stephen, and Betty Masse and her husband Kevin, all of Chicopee; eight grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held Tuesday January 31 at 11:00am in the Barry J. Farrell Funeral Home, 2049 Northampton St. Holyoke. Burial will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery in Springfield. Calling hours will be held Tuesday morning from 9:00 to 11:00am.