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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette

Robert W. Bauers Sr.

Robert W. Bauers Sr., 79, of Hammonton, N.J. passed away peacefully on Thursday, August 11, 2022.

Bob was born in Philadelphia and grew up in the Tansboro section of Winslow Twp., before eventually moving to Hammonton, a town he grew to love. He graduated from the first class of Edgewood Regional High School in 1960 before joining the U.S. Air Force. Upon receiving his honorable discharge, he applied for the New Jersey State Police and ultimately graduated as a member of the 66th class in January of 1965. Bob eventually was promoted to the rank of Captain and retired in March of 1991. He received a bachelor’s degree from Glassboro State College, and his master’s degree from Rider University. Later in life, Bob worked in the security field for National Freight trucking, Trump Plaza and Resorts Casinos and finally TD Bank. He was very active in the Hammonton Presbyterian Church, the Hammonton Lions Club, serving as club President, and he served on the Hammonton School Board.

Bob enjoyed many years of boating with his wife Lynn (nee Toy), who he lost in 2018. Bob enjoyed his family and will be missed on the golf course by his friends.

He is predeceased by his parents, Barton Sr. and Elizabeth Bauers.

He is survived by his daughter, Deanna Griffin (Patrick); son, Robert Bauers Jr. (Michele); brother, Barton Bauers Jr. (Pat); and his niece, Pam Mingo (Jim). He is the loving grandfather of Stephanie Brantley (Mark), Kristen Weirich (Josh) and Robert “Will” Bauers III.

Relatives and friends are invited to attend his viewing on Wednesday August 17, 2022 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Marinella Funeral Home 102 N. Third St. Hammonton, NJ 08037. A service will begin at 11:30 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Donations may be made to the Hammonton Lions Club PO Box 22 Hammonton, NJ 08037. To share a condolence, please visit

Arrangements made by the Marinella Funeral Home.


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