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Obituary for Eugene R. Baidas

Eugene R. Baidas, 81, passed away Sunday, May 31, 2020 in Fort Wayne. He was born in Simpson, PA to the late Peter and Frances Baidas. Eugene proudly served as a Pennsylvania State Police Officer for over 30 years and also as the Director of the Lackawanna County Municipal Police Officers Academy. He is survived by his wife, Marjorie Baidas of New Haven, IN and formerly of Carbondale, PA; daughters, Chris (Reuben) Butler of Fort Wayne, and Carol (Dave Cross) Baidas of San Dimas, CA; 2 granddaughters, Miranda Colombo of Olyphant, PA; Torri Colombo of San Dimas, CA; and great-granddaughter, Catherine Margene. Eugene was preceded in death by 3 sisters and 3 brothers. Calling is 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm, Wednesday, June 3, 2020 at Fairhaven Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 6557 N. Clinton St. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Pennsylvania State Police Museum in memory of Trooper Eugene R. Baidas Badge # 376, 187 E. Hersheypark Drive, Hershey, PA 17033. To sign the online guestbook, go to