Shirley L. Baker

LEWISTOWN – Shirley L. Baker, 77, of Lewistown, went home to be with the Lord at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday, April 2, 2013, at Ohesson Manor.

Born on June 14, 1935, in Oliver Township, Mifflin County, she was a daughter of the late Clyde L. and Mabel (Settle) Rhodes.

Also preceding her in death were: her husband, Clyde J. “Tobe” Baker, on Nov. 11, 1991; daughter, Tambra L. Baker; son, Clyde Douglas Baker; and brothers, Carl L. and Gary L. Rhodes.

Shirley is survived by: son, Gregg Baker, his companion, Cheryl McCartle, and granddaughter, Kathy Jo Baker, all of Lewistown, and sisters, Betty J. Ripka, of Lewistown, and Donna M. Miller, of McVeytown.

She was a nursing assistant at Black’s Hospital, then Mental Health Associates, and lastly, at Ohesson Manor Nursing Home.

Shirley was a member of Calvary Bible Church.

Per her wishes, all services will be private and will be held at the convenience of the family.

Memorial contributions may be made to Special Needs Center, 401 Yale St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

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