Martha L. Auer, 82: Worked as librarian for many years

obit-auer-11-15Martha L. AuerMartha L. Auer, 82, of Shelton, formerly of Fairfield, Trumbull and Milton, Vt.., died Oct. 29, at the Apple Health Care Center, Shelton.

She was born in Alliance, Ohio on Sept. 30, 1930 and held a masters degree in library science from Southern Connecticut State University where she met several lifelong friends.

She worked as a librarian for many years at Joel Barlow High School; the Fairfield Public School System, including Fairfield High School; the Fairfield Public Library and Fairfield University. She also worked at Colchester High School, Colchester, Vt. for 15 years, until her retirement in 2005.

Ms. Auer is survived by her children, Karen Bates and her husband, Robert of Fairfax, Vt., Joseph Auer and his wife, Georgia of Caseville, Mich. and Robert Auer of Easton; as well as grandchildren, Sara, Rebecca and J.J. Auer, her great-grandchildren and her former husband, Joseph Auer of Del Ray Beach, Fla.

A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, Dec. 9, at 10 a.m. in the Wakelee Memorial Funeral Home, 167 Wakelee Avenue, Ansonia. Memorial contributions may be made to the Fairfield Public Library, Fairfield. Online condolences may be made at wakeleememorial.com.

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