Meadville Tribune

Obituaries (Archives)

November 17, 2012

Zachary Aaron Baker

LINESVILLE — Zachary Aaron Baker, 16, of Linesville, passed away Friday, Nov. 16, 2012.

Born March 23, 1996, in Meadville, he was a son of Raymond E. and Heather E. Simmerman Baker.

He was an 11th-grade student at Conneaut Area Senior High School in Linesville. Zachary had a passion for music and was a member of the marching band, concert band and chorus at the high school. Since he was 4 years old, he loved playing soccer. He had been involved with Linesville Little Gridders Football. As a long-time member of the Boy Scouts, he dedicated much time and love to the scouts.

Zachary faithfully attended Linesville First Baptist Church, where he participated in youth group and actively helped with Awana, a children’s ministry. He loved helping people and always brought out the best in others.

Survivors include his parents, Raymond E. and Heather E. Baker; six brothers, Nathan Bortz and his fiancée, Mia Marsili, and their son, Daniel Allen Bortz, Joshua J. Baker, Andrew C. Baker, Matthew N. Baker, Jacob N. Baker and Alexander T. Baker; maternal grandparents, Howard J. and Joan E. Simmerman of Linesville; paternal grandfather, Raymond F. Baker of Leechburg; great-grandfather, Ralph L. Baker of Leechburg; great-grandmother, Geraldine Dunmire of Homosassa, Fla.; an aunt, Heather Dunmire of Homosassa; four uncles, Howard M. Simmerman and his wife, Judy R., of Linesville, Hal L. Simmerman of Linesville, Victor Luce of Oil City, William Birtciel and his wife, Marilyn, of Crete, Ill.; and many cousins, second cousins, great-aunts, and great-uncles.

He was preceded in death by a twin brother and sister, Samuel L. Baker and Abigail L. Baker; and his paternal grandmother, Susan L. Dunmire.

The family will receive friends on Monday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Linesville First Baptist Church, 6114 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

A funeral service will follow at 6 p.m. at the church, with Pastor Art Barnes officiating.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family on the church’s website at fbclinesville.com.

Burial will be in private in Linesville Cemetery.

Arrangements are under the direction of Royal-Coleman Funeral Home, 6028 U.S. Highway 6, Linesville.

Please share a condolence or memory for the family at royalcolemanfuneralhome.com.

1
Text Only
Obituaries (Archives)
  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth

    Beth Ann Whitehead Bozarth, 52, a resident of Fairhope, Ala., passed away Sunday, July 20, 2014.

    July 23, 2014

  • Betty Mae Hindman Spratt

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas of Conneaut Lake, one of the Greatest Generation, died Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center at the age of 88.

    July 23, 2014

  • Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr.

    Hugh (Joe) Francis McHugh Jr. was born Jan. 28, 1940, in Boston, Mass., and died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, in Gainesville, Ga., after a three-month bout with cancer.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey

    John Paul (Jack) McCaffrey, 80, of Conneaut Lake, passed away Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Ronald (Ron) Christie

    Ronald (Ron) Christie, 63, resident of 1926 Glendale Ave., Erie, died Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Saint Vincent Health Center, Erie, after months of failing health. Born in Meadville on Jan. 3, 1952, Ron was a son of Gertrude Meissner Christie and the late Richard Earl Christie Sr.

    July 23, 2014

  • John Farkas

    John Farkas, 88, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 23, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    Carol A. Fry, 69, of Meadville, passed away on Sunday, July 20, 2014, at Crawford County Care Center.

    July 22, 2014

  • Carol A. Fry

    July 20, 2014

  • John Doran McDonald Jr.

    John Doran McDonald Jr., 67, of Conneaut Lake, passed away on Saturday, July 19, 2014, at Allegheny General Hospital surrounded by family.

    July 20, 2014

  • Al Mikovich

    EDINBORO — Al Mikovich of Edinboro was born Sept. 12, 1927, and passed away Monday, July 7, 2014.

    July 19, 2014

  • Doris Irene Heath

    Doris Irene Heath, 92, of Apple Valley, Calif., formerly of Mt. Hope, died Monday, July 14, 2014, in California.

    July 19, 2014

  • Deborah K. Woods Crosley

    Deborah K. Woods Crosley, 60, of Meadville, passed away Friday, July 18, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.
    She was born on April 10, 1954, a daughter of Kenneth Woods and Judith Heffern. She married Robert L. Crosley Sr. on June 22, 1974. He preceded her in death on Jan. 8, 2010.

    July 19, 2014

  • John D. McDonald Jr.

    July 19, 2014

  • Ervin T. Yoder

    Ervin T. Yoder, 78, of 26349 Brunot Corners Road, Cochranton, went to be with his Savior on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence following a lengthy battle with Parkinson’s disease.

    July 18, 2014

  • Norma I. Taylor

    Norma I. Taylor, 92, of Meadville passed away on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, at Meadville Medical Center.

    July 18, 2014

  • Mary Rynanne Weir

    Mary Rynanne Weir, 71, of Meadville, died Friday, July 18, 2014, at her residence following a one-year illness.

    July 18, 2014

  • Dean T. Baechtel

    Dean T. Baechtel, 72, of 12198 Route 285, Conneaut Lake, passed away on Thursday, July 17, 2014, at his residence.

    July 18, 2014

  • Karliyn (Kari) McCloskey

    Karliyn (Kari) McCloskey, 13, of 140 Cranberry Road, Sandy Lake, died at 1:05 a.m. Friday, July 18, 2014, at UPMC Children Hospital, Pittsburgh.

    July 18, 2014

Business Marquee
AP Video
Raw: Families Travel to Taiwan Plane Crash Site Arizona Execution Takes Almost Two Hours Gen. Odierno Discusses Ukraine, NATO at Forum Gaza Fighting Rages Amid Cease-Fire Efforts Mint Gives JFK Coin a Face-lift Creative Makeovers for Ugly Cellphone Towers Ariz. Inmate Dies 2 Hours After Execution Began Crash Kills Teen Pilot Seeking World Record LeBron James Sends Apology Treat to Neighbors Raw: Funeral for Man Who Died in NYPD Custody Migrants Back in Honduras After US Deports Israeli American Reservist Torn Over Return Raw: ISS Cargo Ship Launches in Kazakhstan Six Indicted in StubHub Hacking Scheme Former NTSB Official: FAA Ban 'prudent' EPA Gets Hip With Kardashian Tweet Bodies of MH17 Victims Arrive in the Netherlands Biden Decries Voting Restrictions in NAACP Talk Broncos Owner Steps Down Due to Alzheimer's US, UN Push Shuttle Diplomacy in Mideast
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide
Stocks