Willard and his family traveled extensively visiting numerous National Parks. Following his retirement, Willard and Carol continued to travel for several years the way they loved, with trailer in tow. Willard was an avid photographer and "fearless" do it yourselfer.
Willard was an active in numerous Masonic organizations for 63 years. He was a 53 member of the Liverpool Methodist Church.
Friends may call Saturday, October 26, 2013 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Maurer Funeral Home at 300 Second Street, Liverpool, NY with a service to follow at 3 p.m. A Masonic service will follow at 3:30 p.m. A private burial, at the convenience of the family, will be in the Liverpool Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Willard's memory may be made to the Masonic Care Community, 2150 Bleeker Street, Utica, New York 13501, Liverpool United Methodist Church, 604 Oswego Street, Liverpool, New York 13088, or to a charity of your choice .
Willard's family would like to recognize the staff at the Masonic Care Community for their fine and compassionate care during his nearly two year residence on the "Manhattan Neighborhood."
Date of Death: October 16, 2013
Published in Syracuse Post Standard from Oct. 19 to Oct. 20, 2013
The thoughts & prayers of the Valley of Syracuse go out to the family & friend of D.B. Willard R. Bahn, 32°, MSA.