Stanley L. Baker, 91, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 25, 2013 at the Crawford County Care Center. He was born in Summerhill Twp., on March 13, 1921, the son of the late Merle F. and Bertha Rogers Baker. He graduated from Conneautville High School in l938 and went to serve his country during World War II, in the Army 70th Infantry Division in France and Germany. Stanley was employed at the American Viscose for 28 ½ years, and then became a pipe fitter in the Local Union 47, for 18 years. Upon his retirement, he enjoyed traveling with his wife and their friends. He was active in the Eureka Grange at Norrisville for 65 years, a past member of the Fraternal Order of Police, a lifetime member of the American Legion Post #615 and a member of the Eagles #459. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 62 years, who he married on November 21, 1941, Agnes Locke Baker, in 2003, his brother Donald Baker, in 1985, and a niece Janet Marie Baker Winship, in 1966. Stanley is survived by his daughter, Donna Mae Baker Linder and her husband, Christopher, two grandsons Todd Linder, Troy Linder and his wife, Kerry, three great-grandchildren, Trenton, Kassi Mae, and Kody, plus several nieces and nephews. Friends may call at the Dickson Funeral Home and Crematory, 130 N Second Street, Conneaut Lake, on Monday, January 28, 2013 from 1 until time of the funeral service at 3 p.m., with Rev. David Brumagin, Pastoral Care at Meadville Medical Center, officiating. Full Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 2006. Burial will take place in the Evergreen Cemetery, Harmonsburg. In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Parkinson Research Foundation, 5969 Catterbridge Blvd, Ste. 100 Sarasota, FL 34232 or to the Alzheimer's Foundation of America, 322 8th Avenue, 7th Floor, New York, New York 10001. The family wishes to express their sincere gratitude to the Meadville Medical Center staff on the 3rd floor and to the Crawford County Care Center (Cinnamon Street) and to Hospice of Crawford County. Arrangements are being handled by the Dickson Funeral Home and Crematory, Rocco Tedesco, Supervisor, 130 N Second Street, Conneaut Lake, PA 16316.
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Dickson Funeral Home
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Conneaut Lake, PA 16316
Published in the Erie Times-News on Jan. 27, 2013