Mary J. Baer, 87, Kent, Ohio, formerly of Fairhope, passed away Sept. 17, 2012, at Kent Healthcare Center. Born Nov. 5, 1924, in Meyersdale, a daughter of John and Hannah (Hutzell) Day. Preceded in death by parents; husband Richard; and daughter Jennet Hersh. Survived by her children: Ida Holler and husband Robert, Bard Hollow; Roger married to the former Darlene Linger, Columbia, Tenn.; John, Fairhope; Larry married to the former Erica Kott, Tinley Park, Ill.; Geraldine Shumaker, Somerset; and Maryalice Danko and husband Paul, Munroe Fall, Ohio; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and sisters Helen, Janet and Shirley, all of Ohio. She enjoyed canning produce from her garden and cooking for her family. Family will receive friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Deaner Funeral Home, Berlin, where service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Rev. Sherman Berkey officiating. Interment Mt. Zion Cemetery, Fairhope. Memorial contributions may be given to the Alzheimer’s Association, 1100 Liberty Ave., Suite E-201, Pittsburgh, PA 15222-4256. DeanerFuneralsAndCremations.com.