Freida T. Baker 03/14/2016

Freida BakerFreida T. Baker
Freida T. Baker, 97, of Hermon, died on March 14, 2016 at Highland Nursing Home. There will be calling hours Saturday, March 19th, 2 -4 PM, funeral service at 4 PM at the funeral home, Pastor Karen Taylor officiating. Burial will follow in Hermon Cemetery. She is survived by her sons, Arthur and his wife Deborah Baker of Hermon, Donald and his wife Deborah Baker of Norfolk, Daniel Baker of Hermon, a daughter, Ann Villeneuve of Norwood, 12 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by daughters, Donna Baker, Diane Hamilton and a sister, Esther Reynolds. Freida was born on September 7, 1918 in the Town of Canton, the daughter of the late William and Maude Come Thompson. She married Burton Baker, March 28, 1942 at the Methodist Church Parsonage in Rensselear Falls, he died on March 17, 1988. Frieda worked on the Everett Risley Farm in DeKalb until she and Burton were married. Freida was a member of DeKalb Hermon Senior Citizen Club, DeKalb Craft Club, the United Church of Richville, Friendship Club and the Hermon Ladies Aide (West Hermon Methodist Church). She loved cooking, reading and gardening. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to United Church of Richville, Main and Depot St., Richville, New York 13681.

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  1. Art, Ann,Don, and Dan,
    I’m so sorry to hear that your mom has passed away. Freida was always so kind to me. She always seemed happy. I can still remember staying at your home and I can see her shaking her head, with a smile on her face, saying oh Diane. I will always have great memories of your family. She was such a loving person. I’m thinking of all of you.
    Love, Jane Weldon

  2. Art, I am so sad to hear of your moms passing. I hope these messages bring some comfort at this time.
    Thinking of your family . Mary Weber

  3. I am so sorry to hear of your moms passing. She was such a great lady. She loved to come to the Gouverneur Library in her younger years when she was still driving. When she was no longer driving, her son got her some books. She always loved to read. I remember her very well. Sorry for your loss. Jane Blackman and all the Gouverneur Library Staff.

  4. Art, Ann, Don and Dan and family,
    I am very sorry to hear that Freida has passed, may you have comfort in the wonderful memories. She always welcomed me with a smile, she will be missed. Thinking of you all!
    With Love, Jennie Bacon

  5. To all of Frieda’s family. Many years since I have seen her but enjoyed our phone visits, and her letters. What a great Lady. I recall going to uncle Willie and aunt Maude for reunion’s Her dad was my mother ( Beatrice Stone Childs) uncle. My sympathy to all. She will be missed. Helen Childs Houck

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