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 John Edward Baker, Jr

John Edward Baker, Jr

Birth
Hanover, York County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 23 Nov 2009 (aged 74)
Hershey, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, USA
Burial McSherrystown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA
Memorial ID 44960102 · View Source
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John E. Baker, Jr., 74, passed away Monday, November 23, 2009, at M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey. John was born in Hanover, on March 26, 1935. He was a son of the late Geraldine M. (Hagerman) and John Edward Baker, Sr. He attended St. Francis College in Loretto, Mount St. Mary's College in Emmitsburg, Md., and Catholic University in Washington, D.C. He worked in Mexico as part of the Papal Volunteers to Latin America. Before retiring, he worked for the Commonwealth of PA in the Office of Public Welfare and in the Office of Vocational Rehabilitation. He was a U.S. Army veteran. After retirement, he returned often to Mexico for extended stays. He loved the Mexican culture and spoke Spanish fluently. He was an active and loyal member of Alcoholics Anonymous for 26 years. He was a dedicated member of the Secular Franciscan Order. He sought to live his life following the example of St. Francis of Assisi. He is survived by a sister, Stephanie Baker Ives, wife of Mark C. Ives of Belle Mead, N.J.; two nephews, Christopher M. Ives of Flagstaff, Ariz., and Gregory C. Ives of University of Pennsylvania; a faithful and loving companion, Blonca; and many wonderful friends. Funeral Mass on Monday, November 30, at 11 a.m. from The Church of St. Cecilia's, 202 E. Lehman St., Lebanon 17046. Interment at Annunciation Cemetery, McSherrystown. Viewing hours Sunday from 5 to 7 p.m. at Thompson Funeral Home, Inc., 126 S. 9th St., Lebanon, 17042, and Monday from 10:30 to 11 a.m. at Church of St. Cecilia. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the St. Thomas More Fraternity, 3509 Hawthorne Drive, Camp Hill, PA 17011. Published in the Lebanon Daily News on 11/28/2009


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  • Created by: Bruce Speck
  • Added: 30 Nov 2009
  • Find A Grave Memorial 44960102
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for John Edward Baker, Jr (26 Mar 1935–23 Nov 2009), Find A Grave Memorial no. 44960102, citing Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary Cemetery, McSherrystown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Bruce Speck (contributor 46873080) .