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Monday, December 28, 2009

Janette E. Baker, 95, of Galeton, PA

Janette E. Baker, 95, of Galeton, PA, died Sunday, December 27, 2009.

Born October 26, 1914, in West Pike, PA, she was a daughter of the late Richard A. and Elizabeth (Davis) Wilson. She was married to Lewis W. Baker, who predeceased her on December 5, 2006.

She lived in Potter County her entire life, graduating from Galeton High School in 1933. Before she was married, she worked at Smith’s Gloves of Galeton and the Galeton Production Company.

She was a member of the West Pike Baptist Church and the Susquehannock Trail Club. She will be most remembered for her love of quilting and painting for which she won numerous ribbons and awards over the years. She also enjoyed hiking, fishing, hunting and gardening.

Surviving are a daughter, Lois Morey, Galeton; a grandson, Tim (Erin) Morey, Wellsboro; a great granddaughter, Hannah Morey; a great grandson, Noah Morey; and several cousins, nieces and nephews.

In addition to her husband, Janette was predeceased by a granddaughter, Erin Elizabeth Morey; three brothers, Daniel “Guff”, Willard and Richard Wilson; and a sister, Wilma Wilson.

Friends may call at the West Pike Baptist Church on Saturday January 2, 2009 from 10:00 – 11:00 am with a Memorial Service immediately following with the Rev. John Prouty officiating. Burial will be made in Parker Hill Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to the West Pike Baptist Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the Hess Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Collins Chapel, Galeton.

1 comment :

Daryl said...

Janette was such a sweet lady. I always enjoyed the time I had around her. She was an inspiring force behind my own study of herbs, for that I'll always be grateful. My prayers are with the family with this great loss to all of us...but such a great gain for those in the next life.