Meadville Tribune

November 20, 2012

Shirley S. Baker

Meadville Tribune


Shirley S. Baker, 82, of Wesbury United Methodist Retirement Community, Meadville, died there Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012.

Sh eas born April 18, 1930, in Erie, a daughter of Clifford S. Sutliff and Ruby Mae Geer. She married Donald E. Baker and he preceded her in death Nov. 25, 1981.

She was a graduate of Meadville High School.

Survivors include a daughter, Linda Baker of Meadville; a son, Scott Baker and his wife, Desa, of Chandler, Ariz.; four grandchildren, Ashlee Baker and her fiancé Dalton Artice, Taylor Baker, Makenna Baker and Chase Larsen; a great-grandson, Dakohta Artice; and a brother, Clifford Sutliff Jr. of Sewickley.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband.

Visitation will be Nov. 28 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at Barco Chapel at Wesbury. A memorial service will follow at 1:30, officiated by the Rev. Larry Peters of First Presbyterian Church of Meadville.

Interment will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Meadville Public Library, 848 N. Main St., Meadville, Pa. 16335; or to the Crawford County Humane Society, 11012 Kennedy Hill Road, Meadville, Pa. 16335.

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Arrangements are in the care of Hatheway-Tedesco Funeral Home and Crematory, 614 Baldwin St., Meadville.