William (Bill) John Baier, 67, 110 Journeys End Lane, Montrose, PA passed away on October 29, 2014. He was born the son of the late Josef and Helen (Papusha) Baier on February 28, 1947 at Hancock, NY. Bill will be greatly missed by his loving wife of forty-three years, Susan (Lewis) Baier, daughter, Kimberly Renee Nadge, two sons and daughter-in-law, Jonathan Jay Baier, James Jay and Danielle (Faulkner) Baier, three grandchildren, Marley Helena and Maceo Kingston Nadge and Malachi Jay Baier, brother and sister-in-law, Josef and Lucy (Soares) Baier, mother-in-law, Eleanor Lewis, sister-in-law and husband, Joanne and Bill Himko, brothers-in-law Gary Lewis, Harold and Jennifer (Bird) Lewis, special cousins, Sandra and Gene Caswell, nieces and nephew. He was also predeceased by his brothers, Robert W. and James R. Baier. As a decorated Vietnam combat medic with the 11th army regiment advanced from a field medic to a dust-off medic (helicopter rescue) to a hospital liaison at the 24th and 93rd evac hospitals in Long Bien and the 3rd field hospital in Saigon. Because of MOS proficiently and field commissions, Bill advanced to the rank of medical specialist E-5 with less than a year of service time. He spent numerous "down time" at Vietnamese children hospitals and orphanages. Service related life memberships: 11th Armored Cavalry's Veterans of Vietnam and Cambodia, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW Montrose Post 5642) and The American Legion Dept. of PA, (Montrose Post 154). Bill worked as an electrical/mechanical designer under his own corporation, Baier & Baier Inc. and numerous other sub-contracting firms throughout the United States. He enjoyed many repeat contracts with IBM, Link, GE, Bendix, Honeywell, Xerox and Kodak among others. He developed the phrase "It's not who you know, it's who knows you". With the help of his talented and best friend Wayne Crayton (and other local craftsmen), Bill built and/or remodeled several commercial and residential buildings in the Montrose, PA area. He built his present home on Lake Montrose and remodeled his winter home in Holly Hill, FL. Over the years, with the help of family and friends, he owned and operated The New Leaf Restaurant, The Town House Restaurant and Rathskeller, The County Seat Hotel and Inn America, encompassing over 40 years of restaurant and hospitality services. The personal and medical care provided by Erin Young, MS, RN, FNP-BC Hematology/Oncology Nurse Practioner and Dr. Frank Paolozzi, Hematology/Oncology and the entire staff at the Veterans Health Network of Update New York was beyond comparison. Also special thanks to our children; and to Helen and the staff from Hospice of the Sacred Heart for helping to care for Bill. Per request, after cremation, there will be no public viewing or service. A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date at the convenience of family and friends. At this time Bill would encourage every service Veteran to claim the benefits "You Earned". Your family's financial future may be at risk. Cards only to family members would be appreciated. "It has been an adventurous life - Thanks for the friendships and patronships." Professional services have been arranged by the Daniel K. Regan Funeral Home, Montrose, PA