Wim Baars

Obituary of Wim Baars

Baars, Wim Irondequoit: Sunday, May 26, 2019. Wim is survived by his loving wife of 44 years, Luisa; children, Jose (Christine) Lugo, Elizabeth (Raymond) Erb, Luis (Nora) Baars; grandchildren, Michelle (Katelin), Roberto, Katelyn, Mary, Anthony, Zoe, Mattheus, Ethan, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Wim was an ordained Dominican Priest and served from 1956-1974 in Puerto Rico. He worked as a Psychologist at correctional facilities in Puerto Rico. He also worked as a bilingual school psychologist for the Rochester City School District and a clinical psychologist for the Anthony Jordan Health Center. He was co-owner of MAS Translation Service and was a Rotarian since 2007. His family will receive friends Thursday, May 30, 4:00 - 8:00 pm at the funeral home (570 Kings Highway So.). Friends are invited to meet the family Friday, May 31, 9:30 am at St. Kateri at St. Margaret Mary Church for his funeral mass. Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to St. Kateri Tekakwitha Parish, 445 Kings Highway S., Rochester, NY 14617.
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Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Thursday, May 30, 2019
Paul W. Harris Funeral Home, Inc.
570 Kings Hwy. So.
Rochester, New York, United States


9:30 am
Friday, May 31, 2019
St. Kateri At St. Margaret Mary Church
401 Rogers Parkway
Rochester, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
2461 Lake Avenue
Rochester, New York, United States