ROBERT "Bob" J. BAUER, SR., age 74, of Hedgesville, WV, went to be with the Lord, July 8, 2008, while surrounded by his family at home. A student of the Shrine of the Little Flower and graduate of Mt. St. Joseph High School and attended the University of Baltimore. He retired from Baltimore Gas & Electric Company after 42 years of service. Beloved husband of Patricia Ann Bauer (nee Heath); devoted father of Susan Casey and her husband Jon, Robert J. Bauer, Jr., and his wife Denise, Mark Bauer and his wife Susan, Lisa Viscuso and her husband Ernie, Sharon Denise Fritter and Robin Ann Weber; loving grandfather of ten grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Survived by his first wife Veronica V. Votta; dear brother of Rita Miller and the late Henry "Bud" Bauer, Jr., and William "Bill" Bauer. Relatives and friends are invited to call at the SCHIMUNEK FUNERAL HOME INC., 9705 Belair Road (at Forge Road) on Thursday 3 to 5 and7 to 9 P.M. A funeral mass will be held at St. Joseph Catholic Church (Fullerton) on Friday at 11 A.M. Interment St. Joseph Church Cemetery. If desired, contributions may be made to St. Bernadette Catholic Church, 205 W. Main Street, Hedgesville, WV, 25427 or to The Hospice of the Panhandle, 122 Waverly Court, Martinsburg, WV, 25403.