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“Mrs. Bauder was a second mother to Mark and a Grandma to Sue and Mark's two girls. For many years, the family's Christmas trip from Elmira, NY to...Read More »
1 of 16 | Posted by: Mark & Susan Flandreau - Elmira, NY

“To the entire Bauder family, so sorry for your loss. it was a pleasure to know your mother. you are all in my thoughts and prayers at this sad time. ”
2 of 16 | Posted by: Elizabeth O'Dwyer - stamford, CT

“Dave, I have fond memories of your mother during visits to Darien in the '80s. She was warm, funny and raised a super family. Treasure your...Read More »
3 of 16 | Posted by: Steve Sienkiewicz - MA

“Sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother and that I didn't know about the services in time to come down. Many great memories of your Mother and...Read More »
4 of 16 | Posted by: Jack Van Loan - Newburyport, MA

“Dave, Rachel, Sophie and Ben, We are so sorry about the passing of your mom/grandmother and are sending our love. The Quinn Robine family ”
5 of 16 | Posted by: Cathy Quinn - Croton on hudson, NY

“Dave, my sincerest condolences to you and your family. I'm so glad I got to meet your Mom back in our Syracuse days. ”
6 of 16 | Posted by: Scott Rohrer - Arlington, VA

“Aunt Pauline was a special lady and will always have a place in our hearts. We also remember all the fun times we had on her many trips to Bethlehem....Read More »
7 of 16 | Posted by: Judy & Dave Chuss - Bethlehem, PA

“My thoughts and prayers are with the family at this difficult time, and celebration of Pauline's life. Hugs to all. ”
8 of 16 | Posted by: Lynn Sellers - Clinton, CT

“We hope you will find comfort in the many loving memories you have of your wonderful mother. ”
9 of 16 | Posted by: Liisa & Alan Elsner - NY

“Aunt Pauline was a wonderful person and will be truly missed. I will always remember her and Uncle Burt coming to visit us on all the holidays. They...Read More »
10 of 16 | Posted by: Patti & Bill Ebling (Cunningham) - VA

“Pauline was a very special lady. I remember many a Saturday morning meeting her and my Mom at Friendlies for breakfast. She always had some fun...Read More »
11 of 16 | Posted by: Janet (Lechak) Nielsen - CT

“Tom, Don, Jane and David, We always had lots of fun with Aunt Pauline at the Jersey shore. Jim, Godchild ”
12 of 16 | Posted by: Jim Cunningham - San Diego, CA

“Love and sympathy to all the family. Love from Susie, Matt, Joel, James, Abby, Kara, Kelly ”
13 of 16 | Posted by: Susie Fehn - Evansville, IN

“She brought up good children. Never knew her. But she must have been good herself to accomplish that. John ”
14 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“Don, Tom & family,So sorry to hear of your great loss. Our thoughts & prayers are with you all.Jim Abbotts & Jackie Fawcett ”
15 of 16 | Posted by: A friend

“DB, Rachel & family...my condolences on the passing of your mother. I remember her as a sweet woman who would check in on the progress of the...Read More »
16 of 16 | Posted by: Barbara Heins - Greenwich, CT


Pauline C. Bauder, a resident of Darien for more than 50 years and an active volunteer in the community, died on Tuesday, Dec. 17 at the Connecticut Hospice in Branford. She was 94. She was born on June 18, 1919 in Bethlehem, Pa., the daughter of James and Lucy (Flecksteiner) Cunningham. She was the wife of the late Burton E. Bauder, who died in 1980. She moved to Darien in the 1950s. A homemaker, she was a member of the Darien Community Association, and worked in the DCA's thrift shop. She was a longtime volunteer for the 60 Plus Club, and was honored by the Town of Darien as a volunteer of the year. She was a longtime parishioner at St. Thomas More Church. She is survived by four children: Thomas Bauder of Fairfield; Donald Bauder of Westfield, IN; Jane Reinecke of Guilford; and David Bauder of Croton-on-Hudson, NY; nine grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. The family will receive friends at the Edward Lawrence Funeral Home, 2119 Post Road, Darien on Friday, Dec. 20 from 4:00 to 7:00 PM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Thomas More Church on Saturday, Dec. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Spring Grove Cemetery in Darien. Memorial donations may be made to St. Thomas More Church, 374 Middlesex Road, Darien, CT 06820 and to the Connecticut Hospice, 100 Double Beach Road, Branford, CT 06405. www.lawrencefuneralhome.com