Dianne (Sussman) Baer, 68, of Longmeadow, died June 21 at Mass General Hospital in Boston. Born in New London, Conn. and raised in Norwich, Conn., she was the daughter of the late Dr. Lewis and Gertrude Sussman. She grew up in Norwich, CT. She attended Chamberlain Junior College in Boston, MA where she earned her Associate’s Degree. She worked as a Teacher’s Aide at Wolf Swamp Road Elementary School in Longmeadow and then Meadow Brook Elementary School in East Longmeadow from 1996 until she retired in 2010. She is survived by two children, Marci Baer McCarthy of Atlanta, GA and Erik Baer of Longmeadow; and a brother, Dr. Howard Sussman of Framingham. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association 1701 N. Beauregard St. Alexandria, VA 22311.
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