92 year old Ruth and 97 year old William Bauer, passed away in Glen Cove. Their children tell Newsday that their mom died about 7 a.m. on Monday and their dad passed away 11 hours later.
The couple met at a bank where they both were employed at in the early 1940s. They got married in 1946 after William came home from serving with the Navy during World War II.
A funeral will be held Friday morning at a New Hyde Park church.