Vincent J. Baker, 73, passed away February 24, 2013.|
He was born in Akron, Ohio to Carl and Helen Baker and graduated from St. Mary High School in 1958. His 45 year involvement with AA has been an inspiration to many. He retired from RCA Rubber Company with over 25 years service.
He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Eugene and Howard; sister, Sr. Ellen Baker, IHM; and sister-in-law, Mary.
He is survived by long time companion and fiancee, Janet Karson; daughters, Marie-Baker (Brian) Ohler, Lorraine (Bill) Eckman and Janet Baker; sisters, Marilyn (Bill) Bott and Sr. Mildred Baker, IHM and sister-in-law, Nancy; "adopted" children, Rick, Kristina, Michael, and Kimberly; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.
The family would like to express special thanks to caring ICU staff at Summa Barberton Citizens Hospital. If so desired, memorial donations may be made to Interval Brotherhood Home. A memorial mass will be held Thursday, February 28, 2013 at 10 a.m. at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church. Family and friends will be received from 9 to 9:45 a.m. at House of Eberhardt Funeral Home, 472 W. Turkeyfoot Lake Road.
Published in Akron Beacon Journal on Feb. 26, 2013