Barry B. Baker, 87, from Glen Mills, PA, passed away peacefully on July 6, 2022, at his home of 52 years. Barry was born and raised in Chester, PA. He graduated from Chester High School in 1953. While in high school he joined the United States Naval Reserve serving from 1952 to 1957. He also served in the United States Army from 1957 to 1959. Barry retired from Lumberman’s Merchandising Corporation after a long career as Vice President of the Millwork Division. Barry enjoyed spending time with his family, nature and caring for his many beloved cats.
Barry is preceded in death by his loving wife of nearly 56 years, Nela Baker, who he missed dearly since she passed in 2016; as well as his parents, Stanton and Jane Baker and sister, Mary Jane Baker.
Barry is survived by his children, Gina Lorenzon (John) of Coatesville, PA; Christina Jane Wilson (David) of Maitland, FL; and William Weidow (Celeste) of New Port, NC. Barry was a devoted grandfather of Jennifer, Tyler, Dylan, Alyssa, and John and two great granddaughters.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. Donations in Barry’s memory can be made online by clicking the following links, Association for Frontotemporal Degeneration or to Forgotten Cats.
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