HAMPTON - Regenia Helen Young Baker, age 94, was born in Richmond, VA on June 24, 1919, but has been a Peninsula resident for more than fifty years. She died June 5, 2014. In addition to her parents, two sisters, and a brother, she was preceded in death by her husband, Wesley E. Baker, Sr.; and son, Wesley E. baker, Jr. (Butch). She retired from The Daily Press Circulation Department on February 1, 1983 after 26 years of service. She was a member of Langely Christian Church, and attended their Sunday school class, the Daily Press Seniors Club, and the "Girls Night Out," a group of former coworkers and dearest friends. Regenia was devoted to her family and cherished the time spent with them and her many friends, both at home and the "Family Fun Place" in Currituck, NC. She is survived by her two daughters, Linda Murray and husband, Bob of Newport News, and Brenda Tugwell and husband, Joe of Hampton; grandchildren, Edward Plessinger and wife, Kathy, Lori Anne Whalen and husband, Dean, Joseph Tugwell and wife, Amanda, Tara Ward and husband, Thomas, Leah Pardo, Nora Johnson and husband, David, Gregory Baker and wife, Gina; her step-granddaughter, Jo Dorcene Fox; thirteen great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren, daughter-in-law, Gloria Baker; and two nephews, Gerald Alcott and wife, Barbara, and Wayne Alcott and wife, Carol. The family would like to express their sincere appreciation to Lorraine Chimere, and Mary for the excellent, loving care they gave our mother. A visitation will be held Sunday, June 8, 3-5 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home. The service will be held Monday, June 9, at 12 p.m. at Peninsula Funeral Home, with a brief graveside service following at Parklawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Langely Christian Church, 175 Fox Hill Road, Hampton, VA 23669. Peninsula Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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Published in Daily Press from June 6 to June 8, 2014
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