Obituary For Cedric Baar
Cedric Zawolo Baar died on December 14th, 2021 from complications of Multiple System Atrophy. He died, surrounded by family, at his home in Rockland, MA.
Cedric was born December 27, 1949 in Ganta, Liberia and immigrated to the United States to pursue higher education. Cedric attended Glassboro State College and received a Master’s in Business Administration from Eastern Illinois University
Cedric was married to Francis Diane Baar in November 1975 until her passing in 2006
Cedric is survived by his daughters Gladys Achour, Michelle Baar-Daley and her husband McArthur, sons Cedric Baar, Nyan Jonathan Baar and his wife Amanda, Robert Baar and his wife Kelly; and his grandchildren Stanley, Jonathan, Aidan, Robert, Kal-el and Ava
Cedric was an avid runner and was a member of the Colonial Road Runners running club. He participated in multiple out-of-state and local races including the Boston Marathon. He was parishioner of the First Congregational Church in Rockland where he also served, at one point, as treasurer. Cedric will always be remembered as a gentle, gracious soul filled with love, kindness, and humility. Memories of his beautiful smile and laughter are forever etched in our mind and hearts
Those who wish to remember Cedric in a special way may make gifts in his memory to the Multiple System Atrophy (MSA) Coalition and/or Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF)
The Baar family welcomes friends and loved ones to celebrate Cedric’s life in the Magoun-Biggins Funeral Home on Monday, December 20 from 5-8 PM.
Sending my thoughts and prayers out to all of the Baar family in this difficult time. Uncle Cedric was such a kind and gentle person. Always so well spoken and caring, some of my best memories was when we came up to visit on weekends and holidays. All the family cooking and laughing and all the cousins causing havoc. I loved being in the kitchen trying to learn how to cook food from Africa. Even though we haven't spoken in years the advice you gave me years back, I will forever keep dear to my heart. You will be truly missed. Love Sonya
Such a sweet gentle soul. He will be missed. My deepest sympathy to the family.
Cedric was and is the truest Christian I have ever met in my life. He is a blessing from God! WE shall be reunited when I get my call home. God Bless his family as they adjust to their life with Cedric in their heart always. God Bless
I had the honor of knowing Cedric. I worked with him, he was best man at my wedding and my son's godfather. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family and all who know and love him.
My thoughts and prayers are with the family during this tragic time.
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