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Thomas Dwight Baker

Male 1937 - 2010  (73 years)


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  • Name Thomas Dwight Baker 
    Born 8 Apr 1937  Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Military History Airman Third Class, U.S. Air Force 
    Died 24 Oct 2010  Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • from the October 26, 2010 issue of the Meadville Tribune:
      Thomas Dwight Baker
      TOLEDO, Ohio - Thomas Dwight Baker, 73, of Toledo, Ohio, passed away Sunday, Oct. 24, 2010, at Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community, Meadville.
      He was born April 8, 1937, in Meadville, a son of Gerald E. and Jeannette L. Shellito Baker.
      Tom graduated from Linesville Conneaut Summit High School in 1955 and then enlisted in 1958. After his military service, he returned to Harmonsburg and worked at Channellock Inc. in Meadville. Later, he enrolled at Edinboro University and worked for several years at Meadville Medical Center as an orderly and surgical assistant. He then enrolled and graduated from the University of Toledo and was employed as an elementary school teacher in Toledo, Ohio, for many years. Following his retirement, he continued to substitute teach in Toledo and Michigan schools.
      Tom was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and he attended the Toledo II Ward. He enjoyed family history and genealogy. He leaves behind many friends in the church that loved him dearly.
      He is survived by a sister, Marlene Patterson of Meadville; a brother, Richard Baker of Saegertown; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
      In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, David Baker, Donald Baker, and an infant brother; and a sister, Dorothy Giordano.
      Calling hours will be Wednesday from noon to 2 p.m. at Robert W. Waid Funeral Home Inc. 581 Chestnut St., Meadville. The funeral and committal service will follow at 2 p.m. at the funeral home, with Bishop Michael Welter officiating. Mlitary honors will be provided by Huidekoper Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2006.
      Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Harmonsburg.
      Memorials may be made to Hospice of Crawford County, 464 Pine St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or Wesbury Untied Methodist Retirement Community, 31 N. Park Ave., Meadville, Pa. 16335.
      To send condolences, visit www.waidfuneralhome.net.
    Buried 27 Oct 2010  Evergreen Cemetery, Summit Township, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I44499  Local Families
    Last Modified 3 May 2015 

    Father Gerald Eugene Baker,   b. 1 Sep 1906, Freedom, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1959, Meadville, Crawford County, Pennsylvania, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Jeannette L. Shellito,   b. 15 Oct 1905,   d. 23 Oct 1989  (Age 84 years) 
    Family ID F3190  Group Sheet

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