|Birth: ||May 20, 1934|
|Death: ||Jan. 24, 2003|
Published in the Burlington Free Press
BAKER BURLINGTON — Geraldine M. Baker, 68, of 10 N. Champlain St., passed away Friday, Jan. 24, 2003, at her home with family by her bedside after a long illness.
She was born in Charlotte on May 20, 1934, the daughter of Alexander C. and Katherine S. (Abare) Derouchie.
After attending Charlotte schools, Geraldine married Clyde L. Baker in Burlington on June 21, 1952. Mr. Baker predeceased her on Nov. 27, 1985, after 37 years of marriage.
While working at Beardsley's Laundry and The Hotel Vermont, Mrs. Baker was a loving wife and devoted mother. Her favorite times were cooking and spending time with her family.
She leaves three children and their spouses, Gerald and Debra Baker of Burlington, Brian and Jeannine Baker of Milton, and Katherine and Raymond Couture of Burlington; her granddaughters, Christina and Brandy Baker of Milton, and Erica Couture of Burlington; her grandsons and their wives, Gerald and Kim Baker Jr. of Burlington, Jason and Michele Wheel of Williston, and Jeffery Baker and Bradley and Jordan Couture, all of Burlington; her great-grandchildren, Dylan and Josh Baker, Brianna Baker and Alexis Wheel; her brothers, Lyle Derouchie and his wife, Mary, of Williston, and Ralph and his friend, Marnie, of Fort Morgan, Colo.; her sister and her husband, Shirley and Robert Snyder of West Palm Beach, Fla.; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Along with her husband and parents, she was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and Gordon Derouchie; and her sister Helen Goulette.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday at 10 a.m. in the Chapel of St. Joseph Co-Cathedral with interment following in New Mount Calvary Cemetery.
Alexander Louis Derouchie (1904 - 1963)
Katherine Sophronia Abare Derouchie (1909 - 1976)
Clyde L Baker (1927 - 1985)
Robert Alex Derouchie (1929 - 1989)*
Gordon E. Derouchie (1933 - 1989)*
Geraldine M Derouchie Baker (1934 - 2003)
Lyle Carlton Derouchie (1935 - 2011)*
New Mount Calvary Cemetery
Created by: Barb Destromp
Record added: Mar 30, 2008
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