George (Buddy) W. Gauer, Jr
SPRINGWATER — George (Buddy) W. Gauer, Jr., 50, went peacefully to be with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ on Friday, June 22, 2012 at Univ. of Pittsburgh Medical Center, surrounded by his family after a courageous battle with pulmonary fibrosis and double-lung transplantation.
Buddy was born October 5, 1961 in Toms River, N.J., the son of the late George W. and Daisy Gauer.
He is survived by his wife of 25 years, Claudia, four daughters, Sabrina, Veronica, Monika and Krystina; one son, Erik; three sisters, Dorothy Powell of Geneva, Kathy (Albert) Zafonte of Garden City, and Ruth (Scott) Osborn of Penn Yan, as well as several nieces and nephews and his faithful dog, Titan.
A memorial service to celebrate Buddy’s life will be held at The Springwater Church of the Nazarene, Route 15A, Springwater, on Saturday, July 7 at 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers, in memory of Buddy, a scholarship fund has been set up for his children. Please send donations to The Gauer Scholarship Fund, c/o Ruth Osborn, 670 Route 14, Penn Yan, NY 14527.