James S. Baker (1922 - 2016)

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James S. Baker, age 93, of DuBois, passed away on Monday, July 4, 2016, at Penn Highlands DuBois.
He was born on Oct. 10, 1922, in Charleston, W.Va., a son to the late Walter S. Baker and Leona (Starkey) Baker.
Mr. Baker served in the United States Army during World War II as a private weapons carrier. After his military service, Mr. Baker worked for Rockwell Plant #2 for 30 years until his retirement.
He enjoyed yard sales, cars and was an avid Pirates fan.
He was affiliated with St. Peter's Lutheran Church in Luthersburg.
Survivors include one son, Charles "Chuck" Baker of DuBois; two grandchildren and three great-grandchildren; and one sister, Rachel Cains of DuBois.
He was preceded in death by his parents and loving wife, Mabel M. (Spessert) Baker who passed away May 1992; and one sister, Ruth Cairns.
Funeral services will be held at Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc., DuBois, at 4 p.m. Friday, July 8, 2016, with the Rev. John White officiating.
Burial will be at Lakelawn Memorial Park.
Memorial donations may be made to a .
Online remembrances can be made at www.mohney-yargarfuneralchapel.com or www.mem.com.
Arrangements are under the care of Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel Inc., DuBois.
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Mohney-Yargar Funeral Chapel, Inc.
142 West Long Ave
Du Bois, PA 15801
(814) 371-2521
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Published in The Courier Express on July 7, 2016
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