BAKER, JOHN J., 30, of Ingersoll Avenue, Warwick died Sunday June 11, 2006 at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center while awaiting a heart transplant.
Born in Providence a son of Robert J. Baker and Alice C. (Peterson) Baker both of West Warwick he resided in Warwick for most of his life. John was employed as a bartender at Foxwood's Casino, and was formerly employed by T G I Friday's of Warwick. He loved to golf and was an avid Boston Red Sox fan.
He was the brother of Robin L. Baker Ferreira of Coventry and Daniel Labus of Atlanta, GA, grandson of Exie McKeown of Warwick, uncle of Allison Lynn, and Katelyn Mae Ferreira. He was the boyfriend of Jamie L. Fogarty of Warwick.
A funeral service will be held Friday at 10 a.m. in the Walter Quinn Funeral Chapel, 2435 Warwick Avenue, Warwick. Burial in Pawtuxet Memorial Park, Warwick. Visiting hours Thursday, 3-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions to the John J. Baker Memorial Fund, c/o 15 Tanglewod Court, Apt. 7, West Warwick, RI 02893 will be appreciated.
Published in The Providence Journal on June 14, 2006