TUCSON, ARIZ. — BAKER – Joseph F., went home to be with the Lord Oct. 31, 2012, in Tucson, Ariz. Formerly of Cocoa, Fla., Columbus, Ohio, and Spangler and Loretto. Born March 20, 1928, in Youngstown, Ohio, to Clara (Kline) and Frank Baker. Preceded in death by first wife, Gertrude (Adams), on Nov. 15, 1993; second wife, Edna (Justice), on April 23, 2011; parents; siblings, John, Eileen Halm, Irving and Francis; and infant son, Paul. Beloved father of Lisa Baker; Joseph and Pam Baker, and children, Paul (Chase and Julia), Cristin and Nat Saguisi (Natalie) and Ryan and Sarah (Teddy); John and Karen Baker, and children, Laura Baker and Andrew Rowe (Aiden) and Sarah and Patrick Gallagher; Claire Allen-Baker, and children, Jennifer and Ryan Naquin (Kaliegh and Jayden), Katherine Allen and Kyle Allen; and Katherine Baker. Also survived by sister-in-law, Mary Jane Baker, and brother- and-sister-in-law, John and Elsie Adams. He joined the Navy in 1948, transferred to the Air Force in 1957, and retired in 1969 as a master sergeant. Owner of Baker Refrigeration in Columbus for 25 years. Viewing Tuesday, Nov. 6, at Newcomer Funeral Home, 3393 Broadway, Grove City, (614) 539-6166, from 5 to 8 p.m. Funeral Mass at St. Mary’s Church, 684 South Third St., in German Village, on Wednesday at 11 a.m., with entombment to follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery in Lockbourne. In lieu of flowers, family suggests donations be made to the American Heart Association, a shelter for the homeless or St. Mary’s Church.
- District Deaths July 30, 2014
Patricia L. Bakale
BAKALE – Patricia L, 81, Johnstown, went to be with our Lord July 28, 2014.
Stephen A. Christy
CHRISTY – Stephen A., 65, Johnstown, died July 28, 2014, at home surrounded by family and friends.
CUSTER – Margaret “Peggy,” 69, Johnstown, passed away July 29, 2014, at Laurelwood Care Center.
Kathleen L. Geiser
GEISER – Kathleen L., 84, Oakland, died July 29, 2014, at Arbutus Park Manor.
Elaine Jean (Hamilton) Klayko
KLAYKO – Elaine Jean (Hamilton), 65, Lilly, died at peace Tuesday morning, July 29, 2014, at her home.
MATIJEVICH – Nicholas, 88, Johnstown, formerly of Pittsburgh, died July 28, 2014, at Windber Hospice.
Daisy "Doodles" Miller
MILLER – Daisy “Doodles,” aged 16 years, was released from this life into the next on Sunday, July 27, 2014, surrounded by her loving family, Dorene and Ian Miller, Andrea Brooks, and Jayme Brooks.
Ethel M. Miller
MILLER – Ethel M., 95, Ebensburg, formerly of Barnesboro, died July 29, 2014, at her home with her daughter, Patty, by her side.
Andrea Lynn (Lonas) Peters
PETERS – Andrea Lynn (Lonas), 46, Bolivar, passed into the arms of our Lord on July 28, 2014, in the palliative care unit of Conemaugh Valley Memorial Hospital.
Mirrel Oliver Plummer Sr.
PLUMMER – Mirrel Oliver Sr., 75, Portage, passed away July 27, 2014, at home.
Mary Ann (Sedor) Shedlock
SHEDLOCK – Mary Ann (Sedor), 87, a resident of St. Benedict Manor, formerly of Revloc and Ebensburg, passed away July 28, 2014, at the manor.
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Michele L. Bernat
BERNAT – Michele L., 45, Mundys Corner, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Benjamin Martin Hadix
HADIX – Benjamin Martin, 33, Johnstown, went to his eternal peace in the arms of Jesus July 24, 2014.
Ethel L. Phenicie
PHENICIE – Mrs. Ethel L., 96, Windber, passed away July 27, 2014, at Memorial Medical Center.
Nicholas D. Steinkirchner
STEINKIRCHNER – Nicholas D., 32, Jennerstown, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, in Brevard County, Fla.
Linda A. Sral
SRAL – Linda A., 68, Portage, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Ruth F. Huff
HUFF – Ruth F., 80, Sidman, died July 27, 2014, at her residence.
Margaret A. Miske
MISKE – Margaret A., 80, Johnstown, passed away July 27, 2014, at the Allegheny Lutheran Home.
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