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William Lewis "Bill" Gaumer

William Lewis “Bill” Gaumer, 69, of Palmer Twp., Pa., reached the autumn of his life on September 8, 2021. He passed away in his home as were his wishes.  Born on August 11, 1952 in Emmaus, Pa., he was the son of the late Lewis and Betty Buchanan Gaumer. Bill was the baker and manager of Strausser Haus of Breads for 17 years. He later was employed at Victaulic where he retired from. He was fortunate to enjoy hunting, fishing, gardening and his special cooking of “Papa G’s Good Eats” his whole life, prior to tropping through serious illness. Bill was so very grateful for his neighbors, a family member and lifelong friends whom untiredly helped support him. He always said, “They really take care of me”. Bill is survived by his wife Peggy Strausser Gaumer of 44 years, his daughter, Melissa Gaumer, of Warwick, RI; who was the joy of his everyday life. He was a wonderful, supportive father from the day she was born until death he parted. He is also survived by his brother-in-law’s, Jeffrey and Gary Strausser, sister-in-law Melanie Young and her husband Kyle, mother-in-law, Sandra Strausser, daughter-in-law Jenna Gaumer, two cousins, nieces and nephews. The family would like to give special thanks to Lehigh Valley Hospice for the great care given to Bill. A Memorial Service will be held on Tuesday, September 14, 2021 at 3 P.M. at St. Paul’s Third Lutheran Church, 2561 Newburg Rd., Easton, Pa. 18045. In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Bill may be made to the church or to Suburban EMS, 2925 William Penn Highway #101, Easton, Pa. 18045, or you may plant a memorial tree in memory of Bill.