Elsie (Paradise) Baker, 87, of East Hartford, wife of the late Harry F. Baker, passed from this life on Monday, (November 3, 2003) at her home. Elsie was born in the Thompsonville section of Enfield, the daughter of the late Clifford and Odivine (Catelellier) Paradise and had lived in the East Hartford community since 1958. Elsie loved to paint and will be remembered for her Jewish pastries and cheesecake. Elsie is survived by her three daughters, Janet M. Baker of Hartford, Jacqueline F. Burger of North Carolina, and Jill M. Harding of East Hartford. She also leaves her sister, Doris Ouellette of Enfield, along with her eight grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren. She was predeceased by her sister, Lillian Schab and by her grandson, Donald E. Harding, Jr. Relatives and friends are invited to gather at the Callahan Funeral Home, 1602 Main St., East Hartford, on Friday, November 7, 12 Noon, until 1 p.m. prior to the procession to St. Patrick's Cemetery, King Street, Enfield, for the graveside service. Please visit online at www.mem.com for a Dignity Memorial Announcement.