Milton Bayer, 87, formerly of Newington and Old Lyme, died Feb. 18. He was the widower of Eleanor (Cherniak) Bayer. Born in New Britain, he was a son of Esrael and Dora Bayer. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He is survived by his children, Nancy Bayer (Laura Gurak) of Minnesota, Rick Bayer of Massachusetts, Laurie Bayer of Vermont, Debbie Cohen (Lewis Cohen) West Hartford, and Joan Lipsyc (Alan Lipsyc) of Ohio; his grandchildren, Erin Bayer, Sarah Emmons (Brad Gaines), Emily Emmons, Marla Lipsyc, Lauren Lipsyc, Deena Cohen and David Cohen; and four great-grandchildren, Jahvon, Marli, Collin and Caleb; and several nieces and nephews. He was also predeceased by his brother, Dr. Alex Bayer.