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Thelma Lafern Brumbaugh Baker
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Birth: May 9, 1923
Death: Sep. 6, 2001

via SAC 2/2011:
Thelma L. (Brumbaugh) BAKER, 78, of the Morrisons Cove Home,
Martinsburg, formerly of Williamsburg, R.R. 2, died Thursday, Sept. 6,2001, at the home, following an extended illness. Born May 9, 1928, she was a daughter of the late Paul A. Sr. and Ruth (Allison) Brumbaugh. She married J. Calvin Baker June 6, 1944, at Fairview Church of the Brethren, Williamsburg, R.R. 2. Mr. Baker survives at home, along with five children: William Baker, Williamsburg, R.R. 2; Mrs. Robert (Carol) Wasson, State College; Larry Baker, Loretto; Mrs. William (Linda) Messersmith, Mertztown; and Norma Baker, of Wilmington, N.C. There are ten grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Also surviving are a sister, Margaret Sollenberger of Williamsburg, R.R. 2, and two brothers, Paul F Brumbaugh Jr. and Mervin Brumbaugh, both of Williamsburg, R.R. One brother, Allison Brumbaugh. preceded her in death. Mrs. Baker was anactive member of the Fairview Church of the Brethren for 60 years, where she served as deacon, church board member, commission member and was active in the Women's Fellowship. She was also a Sunday School teacher, pianist, choir and cantata member and a vocalist along with her sister, Margaret. On the district level, she had served as a conference delegate and as an adult cabinet member. Prior to her marriage, she was employed by Rhule's Restaurant and Westvaco, both in Williamsburg. The Bakers spent their married years working on the family dairy farm, purchased in 1945. Mrs. Baker was a great supporter of the Morrisons Cove Home. She was past president and active member of the Morrisons Cove Home Auxiliary for the past 30 years. She was also the Morrisons Cove Home representative for the Fairview Church for several years. She became a resident of the home during the past two years. She was well known for her cooking, baking and quilting. She won numerous awards, including best of show and many blue ribbons for her creations. Along with her responsibilities as farm wife and mother, she was very active in the church and community. She was a member of the Williamsburg Civic Club, Scotch Valley Grange and the Morrisons Cove Republican Club. She also served six years on the Pennsylvania Farm Bureau State Ladies Committee and was finishing a 20-year term as majority inspector for the Huston Township Board of Elections. 
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Martinsburg
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
 
Created by: Kat
Record added: Mar 28, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 35265317
Thelma Lafern <i>Brumbaugh</i> Baker
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Thelma Lafern <i>Brumbaugh</i> Baker
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