Evan Thomas Baker, 19, beloved son of Rebecca M. (Stewart) and Christopher T. Baker, passed away unexpectedly on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012.
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He was born Feb. 7, 1993 in Hartford. Evan enjoyed snowboarding, skateboarding, campfires and playing xbox with his brothers. He shared many wonderful vacations with his family. He loved being outdoors and fishing with his dad. He was especially fond of animals and had dreams of getting involved in the veterinarian field. He had an amazingly, awesome smile and loved to make people laugh. Evan was a loyal friend known for being a good listener and an awesome hugger. Evan will greatly be missed.
He is survived by his mother, Rebecca M. (Stewart) Baker of Manchester, his father Christopher T. Baker of Vernon; his brothers, Nathaniel Christopher and Matthew John Baker of Tolland; maternal grandparents, Thomas and Susan (Starinovich) Stewart of Tolland; paternal grandparents George Baker, Lorraine and Alexander Ewing, and Gary Pozzato, all of Vernon; his maternal great-grandmother, Rena Starinovich of Windsor Locks; and several aunts and uncles and many cousins. Evan was predeceased by his grandmother, Beatrice Baker and his great-grandfather, John Starinovich.
Relatives and friends are welcome to join the family at Tolland Memorial Funeral Home, 375 Merrow Road (Route 195), Tolland, on Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, from 5 to 8 p.m. and to the funeral home service on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at South Cemetery on Cider Mill Road immediately after the service.
The family would like to request that in lieu of flowers all donations be made to the family to help defray the costs of the funeral.
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Nov. 21 to Nov. 25, 2012