Jessie V. Baker

JESSIE V. BAKER, 86, OF POTTSTOWN Jessie V. Baker, 86, of Pottstown, passed away at The Heritage of Green Hills, Reading. Born in Pottstown, she was the daughter of the late Ralph Baker and Pearl (Swinehart) Baker. After graduating from Pottstown High School, Ms. Baker worked for Bell Telephone Company for more than 40 years. She finally retired from her position as supervisor in 1986. She enjoyed her retirement years by playing bingo, listing to music, shopping and trips to the casino. Survivors include four nieces, Janice M., wife of Bill Price; Cindy, wife of John Sweeney; Bonnie Baker, and Penny Barker; one great nephew, William Price, husband of Maryanne; one great niece, Kristin, wife of Jeffery Moyer, and one great-great niece, Julie, wife of Zachery Essig. Including her parents, Ms. Baker is preceded in death by her brother, John L. Baker, and sister, Elsie J. Bernhardt. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2012 at 10:30 a.m. at Houck and Gofus Funeral Home Inc. 955 N. Charlotte St., Pottstown. Friends and family may call from 10-10:30 a.m. on Saturday. Pastor Dr. Donald B. Eisenhower will conduct the service. Interment will take place following the service at Mt. Zion Cemetery in Pottstown. Online condolences may be made at

Published in The Mercury on Mar. 8, 2012