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Charles William 'Bill' Baier

December 29, 1932 ~ March 9, 2022 (age 89)

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Charles William ‘Bill’ Baier, 89, of Toronto, OH, passed away Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at his home.


Bill was born Dec. 29, 1932, in Weirton, WV, son of the late Charles Frederick and Elizabeth Catherine (Daugherty) Baier.


He was retired from the Weirton Steel Corp. with over 40 years of service in both the Tin Mill & CA Dept. Bill was also a Veteran of US Air Force having served his country during the Korean War.


Bill was a member of St. Francis Roman Catholic Church in Toronto and the Toronto American Legion Post #86. In addition to being a loving husband and devoted father, Bill spent over 40 years coaching local basketball, baseball, and softball teams.


In addition to his parents, Bill was preceded in death by his wife, Rita (Wilson) Baier; brother, Francis ‘Bucky’ Baier, and sisters, Eleanor Kelly, Charlotte Thompson, and Molly Thompson.


Bill leaves behind his nine children, four daughters, Jane (Nick) Kaschak, Janice (Scott) Johnson, Laurie (Michael) Iosue, Mary Beth (Shawn) Sherwood; five sons, Bill Baier, Tom Baier, John (Michelle) Baier, Steve (Nicole) Baier, and Allen Baier; grandchildren, Charley Daniels, Sarah Diamond, Theresa Kaschak, Mary Kaschak, Karly Baier, Joe Baier, Ashley Szeligo, Molly Champagne, Mikey and Lucas Iosue, Kurtis and Max Baier, Ethan and Ty Sherwood; great-grandchildren, Zach and Autumn Daniels, Ella Diamond, and Libby and Liam Szeligo.


Visitation will be held Sunday, March 13 from 1 pm to 5 pm at the J.E. Foster Funeral Home in Toronto, OH. Military Honors will be presented by the Toronto American Legion at 5 pm. A private graveside service with Fr. Thomas Vennitti will be held at the Toronto Union Cemetery.


Memorial donations may be directed to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital  



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March 13, 2022

1:00 PM to 5:00 PM
J. E. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory
701 Findley St.
Toronto, OH 43964

Military Honors
March 13, 2022

1:00 PM
J. E. Foster Funeral Home & Crematory
701 Findley St.
Toronto, OH 43964

Private Interment

Toronto Union Cemetery
Main St.
Toronto, OH 43964


St. Jude Children's Research Hospital
501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
Tel: 1-800-805-5856

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