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Gerald G. Baker Sr

1940 - 2018

Gerald G. Baker Sr., 78, of rural Lewisburg passed away on Thursday, October 25, 2018 at his home.

Born in Lewisburg on March 8, 1940, he was a son of the late W. Glyn and Kathryn (Ale) Baker.  He was married to the former Carolyn F. Walls.  Together they celebrated 56 years of marriage.

Gerald was a graduate of Lewisburg High School and had served in the US Army from 1959 to 1962.  He had retired from Penn DOT in 1999 after 33 years of service.

He was a member of the Mifflinburg VFW, the New Berlin American Legion, the Patriotic Order of Sons of America, the F & AM Charity Lodge 144, the Zafar Grotto Rafaz Club in South Williamsport, the Friendship C. B. Radio Club, the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Milton, AFSCME where he was President of the Foreman’s Union for 18 years, and the United in Christ Lutheran Church in Lewisburg.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by four children Gerald G. Baker II, Korena K. Vargo and her husband Troy, Jesse J. Baker, and Timothy J. Baker and his wife Jamey; 10 grandchildren; and six great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers Larry Baker and Russell Baker; and a sister Cheryl Baker.

A Masonic service will begin at 4:45 PM followed by a public viewing from 5:00 to 6:00 PM on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at the Shaw Funeral Home 400 N. Front St. Milton. Funeral services will begin at 6:00 with the Rev. Justin G. Ligenfelter officiating.

Burial with military honors will be on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 1:00 PM in the Church Hill Cemetery, Lewisburg.


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