BAKER Donald V. “Donny”. Of Brookline and Largo, FL, formerly of Dorchester, August 23rd. Beloved husband of Diana J. (George). Father of Donald Baker and Douglas Baker, both of Milton, Darrell Baker of Hingham, and David Baker of Easton. Loving stepfather of Lee Ann and her husband John A. Murray of Lutz, FL, and Frederick “J.R.” Arakelian of Chelmsford. Brother of John V. Baker of Dorchester, Richard V. Baker of Weymouth, and the late Robert “Pete” Baker. Survived by 8 grandchildren and 1 step-grandson, Sean Connor Murray, and many nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandnephews. Lifelong friend of Paul “Fats” McDonough, Walter “Skippy” Adams, John Monty, and Joseph Pichetti. Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Friday 4:00-8:00 P.M. Funeral Mass in St. Lawrence Church, 774 Boylston St., Brookline, Saturday morning, August 30, at 10 A.M. Relatives and friends invited. Veteran Korean and Vietnam Wars U.S. Navy, Seabees. Late employee of the City of Boston Water Dept. Past Commander of the Robert F. Ryan VFW Post #7604, life member of the Lt. Willis N. Penny American Legion Post #399, and member of the D.A.V. and Paralyzed Veterans of America. In lieu of flowers, donations in Donald’s memory may be made to Care Dimensions Hospice, 75 Sylvan St., Danvers, MA 01923. Interment in Walnut Hill Cemetery, Brookline. For directions and guestbook, www.jmurphyfh.com. Funeral Home handicapped accessible with ample parking.
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James A. Murphy & Son Funeral Home
1020 Dorchester Ave
Dorchester, MA 02125
Published in Boston Herald from Aug. 25 to Aug. 26, 2014