Leon F. 'Squeaky' Bauer

Leon F. 'Squeaky' Bauer, 90, of Frenchville, died Tuesday, July 15, 2014 at his home.He was born on April 4, 1924 in St. Marys, a son of the late Norman and Hilda (Pontzer) Bauer.He served with the U.S. Army in Germany during WWII.He was employed with Pure Carbon Co. of St. Marys for 30 years, retiring in 1984.He is survived by his longtime friend and companion, Leona (Beauseigneur) Davis of Frenchville; a sister, Malene Wegemer of Casper, Wyo.; a brother, George Bauer of St. Marys; several nieces and nephews; and his trusted dog, Brady.In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred and Clara Pontzer; his wife, Edna  (Grotzinger) Bauer; and two sisters, Mary Martha  Lenze and Clarice 'Tootie' Bauer.A Mass of Christian burial for Leon F. 'Squeaky' Bauer will be said at the St. Mary's Church, St. Marys, on Friday, July 18 at 10 a.m. with Fr. Alfred Patterson, O.S.B. as celebrant. Interment will follow in the St. Mary's Catholic Cemetery, St. Marys.Military honors will be accorded at cemetery by the members of the St. Marys Burial Detail.At the request of Mr. Bauer, there will be no public viewing.In lieu of flowers, the family suggests that memorial contributions be made to Community Nurses, Inc., 757 Johnsonburg Road, Suite 200, St. Marys, Pa. 15857 or Clearfield Foundation for Health - Hospice, P.O. Box 992, Clearfield, Pa. 16830 or to the charity of one's choice.The Kevin A. Beardsley Funeral Home, Clearfield is in charge of the arrangements.To sign the online guestbook go to www.beardsleyfuneralhome.com.