Obituary of Wim Baars
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.To send flowers to the family of Wim Baars, please visit Tribute Store