Peter and Eleanor Baker
1934 - 2020
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Peter Edward Baker
Dec 30th 1934 to April 3rd 2020

Eleanor Jane Sampson Baker
Aug 21st 1935 to April 2nd 2020

Peter and Eleanor Baker died April 3rd and April 2nd, 2020, following a courageous fight with COVID-19.
Pete and Eleanor were married for nearly 62 years. They loved each other dearly, raised a beautiful family and made friends with everyone they met.
Peter served in the United States Navy and retired as a Captain from the New Jersey State Police after a 32-year career. He was a graduate of Trenton State College and Northwestern University Traffic Institute.
Eleanor graduated from Saint Mary's High School in Rutherford, NJ. She had a strong faith maintaining a lifelong devotion and service to the Catholic church. She was active member of the Altar & Rosary Society for over 50 years.
Long-time residents of Mount Olive Township in New Jersey, Pete and Eleanor moved to Wallenpaupack Lake Estates, Lake Ariel, Pennsylvania upon retirement where they were extremely active in the community. They traveled extensively in their motorhome and maintained a winter residence at Florida Grande Motorcoach Resort in Webster, Florida.
Pete, affectionately known as Dad, Grandpa and Poppy, was famous for his blueberry pancakes. He could fix just about anything and was always willing to lend a hand to anyone who needed help. Eleanor loved gardening and flowers, was a legendary hostess and homemaker and had a smile that lit up a room.
Pete and Eleanor's home in Wallenpaupack Lake Estates was the frequent site for family gatherings and visits by their large circle of friends. They loved golf cart parades, holiday celebrations, bake sales and country drives.
They are loved and remembered by their five children Patty (Wolfe), James, Kathleen (MacDowell), Connie and Meg (Chambers) along with their spouses, 13 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
Funeral arrangements and a Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

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Published in Tri-County Independent from Apr. 16 to May 14, 2020.
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May 1, 2020
Kathleen I was shocked and saddened to hear about the passing of your parents. My deepest sympathy to you and your family. Hugs Doti Korpics
Doti Korpics
April 23, 2020
My name is Shonda Caudill, I am a resident of SC. I ran across your parents Obituary online, and my heart goes out to all the family and friends of what sounds to be a loving couple. My prayers are with your family and all family friends. Just keep in mind the love and blessings that you received from them daily, and all the wonderful memories you have with them, that is what will get you all through this hard time. Prayers to all, and have a very BLESSED DAY..
Shonda Caudill
April 23, 2020
I am so sorry for your loss
Lynnette Johnson
April 21, 2020
I feel very sad about what happened to your beautiful parents. They will always be in my prayers.

Oh God, please bless Peter and Eleanor Baker. And please comfort their five loving children, 13 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren.
Mercy Cortez
April 20, 2020
I'm so sorry for your loss! My ❤ hurts for you. I know yhe pain from loosing my mom almost 3 years ago. Its the missing that hurts the most. Stay strong!
Dawn Light
April 20, 2020
I have just read this story from an NBC headline. I'm so sorry to hear about this loss to your family. So sad indeed. My sincere condolences to you and all your family.
Nick Vassov
Kingsville ON
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