Barbara F. (Phillips) Bauer, 95

Dec 19, 2018

Barbara F. (Phillips) Bauer, 95, of Mattapoisett passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Dec. 18, at Sacred Heart Home. She was the wife of the late Joseph A. Bauer. 

Born in Mattapoisett, the daughter of the late Thomas O. and Ella M. (Vaughan) Phillips, she lived in Mattapoisett all of her life. 

Mrs. Bauer was formerly employed as a cafeteria cook at Old Rochester Regional High School for many years until her retirement. 

She enjoyed spending time with her family and socializing with her friends at the coffee shop before her illness. 

She is survived by her daughter, Gail M. Nicholson and her husband William "Nick" of Mattapoisett; a son, Martin J. "Mickey" Bauer, II of Gilroy, CA; a brother, Wayne B. Phillips of Crestline, CA; a grandson, Daniel Gill of Providence, RI; and several nieces and nephews. 

She was predeceased by her brothers, Earle Phillips, Sr., Robert Phillips, and Thomas O. Phillips, Jr. 

The family would like to thank the staff of Sacred Heart Home and Community Nurse Home Care for their care and kindness extended to Barbara during her illness. 

A graveside service will be held on Friday December 21, 2018 at 10 AM at Pine Island Cemetery, Route 6, Mattapoisett. Visiting hours are omitted. Arrangements are by the Saunders-Dwyer Mattapoisett Home for Funerals, 50 County Rd., Mattapoisett. In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to Sacred Heart Home, 359 Summer St., New Bedford, MA 02740 or Community Nurse Home Care, 62 Center St., Fairhaven. For online condolence book, please visit www,