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Joyce E. Baker

Joyce E. Baker died on Sept. 3, 2019, at the Regency Hospital in Macon, Ga. Services celebrating her life will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, 2019, at St. John’s Lutheran Church, 3597 W. Main St., Belleville, PA 17004.

Joyce was born on Aug. 4, 1937, to Adam L. and Elizabeth E. (Cooke) Earnest.

On Aug. 10, 1957, she married Alan W. Baker Sr., who preceded her in death on Feb. 11, 2014. She was also preceded in death by her parents; daughter: Lark Jean Baker; sister: Blanche Nearhood and her brother: Adam L. Earnest.

She was formerly employed by Bell Telephone Company as a long-distance operator in Philadelphia and at the Visco as a mail clerk. After marriage, she became the secretary for Baker’s Plumbing and Heating with her husband for 40 years.

Left to cherish her memory are her six children: Alan W. Baker Jr. of Spruce Creek, Lynne D. Baker of Byron, Ga., Dudley T. Baker (Christine) of Madison, Ala., Calvin Baker (Renee) of Byron, Ga., Mark D. Baker, of Byron, Ga. and Philip G. Baker, of Spruce Creek; three grandchildren: Douglas S. Baker, of Burnham, Janay C. Connor (Ryan), of Madison, Ala. and Brueanna J. Baker of Phoenix, Ariz.; five great-grandchildren: Darrain K. Baker, of Byron, Ga., Emnalyn N. Baker of Burnham, Addison, Aiden and Allyuanna Connor all of Madison, Ala.; sister: Jean Patton (Robert), of Lewistown and sister-in-law: Reba Harmon, of Belleville.

Visit www.burpeescott memorialchapel.com to sign the online guestbook and to leave a memorial for the family. With honor, Burpee-Scott Memorial Chapel & Crematory has been entrusted with arrangements.