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HOOSICK FALLS, N.Y. -- Violet H. (Dundas) Baker Myers, 90, died Monday, June 18, 2007, at the Southwestern Vermont Medical Center in Bennington, Vt. She resided on Pine Valley Road in Hoosick Falls with her husband, Clarence Myers.

Violet’s first husband Edward Baker died several years ago; they were married for 50 years.

Violet was born on June 11, 1917, in White Creek, daughter of the late William and Mary (Gafka) Dundas. She was educated at schools in the town of Hoosick and was a homemaker all of her life. Violet lived in West Hoosick her entire married life. She was a member of the West Hoosick Baptist Church. She was very active at the church serving as a Sunday School teacher and a member of the choir for over 30 years. Violet was also a member of the Hoosick Grange and the Garden Club. She enjoyed traveling.

Survivors include her daughter Dawn Gilbert (Donald) of Hoosick Falls; her son Donald Baker (Paula) of West Hoosick; grandchildren Glen Baker (Fawn), Tracy Gilbert Wheatley (David), Erik Gilbert; great-grandchildren Benjamin Wheatley and Edward Baker; great-great-grandchildren Dillen and Sage Baker. Violet is also survived by her step children Patricia Finzer (Allen), Gail Morin (Donald), Terry Myers (Debra); stepdaughter-in-law Ellen Myers; step grandchildren Allen Finzer, Pauline Culkin, Shawn Myers (April) and Zachery Myers.

She was predeceased by two sisters, Eleanor Dundas and Gertrude Schenesk, and a stepson Bill Myers.

Funeral services will be Wednesday, June 20, at 11 a.m. from the West Hoosick Baptist Church in West Hoosick. Burial will follow the service at the West Hoosick Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday at the West Hoosick Baptist Church from 9:30 a.m. until the start of the service.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the West Hoosick Baptist Church or the Alzheimer’s Association Northeast District through the Mahar Funeral Home, 43 Main Street in Hoosick Falls who are handling the arrangements.
Published in Bennington Banner on June 20, 2007
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