Richard Baker

Obituary of Richard W. Baker

January 22, 1942 – March 6, 2020 Richard W. Baker, 78, of Baldwinsville, passed away Friday at Syracuse Home. He was born in Baldwinsville, the son of E. Winston and Helen (Perkins) Baker, and lived in Baldwinsville all his life. Richard was a graduate of C.W. Baker High School Class of 1960 and served in the United States Air Force for four years as an Air Traffic Controller. He joined his father and his brother Jack at Baker Insurance and Real Estate and continued there for 48 years. He was a member of the Rotary Club of Baldwinsville and was a Paul Harris Fellow and volunteered with Peace, Inc. Richard was chosen Man of the Year in Baldwinsville in 2006 for his many years of service in the community. Surviving are his wife, Suzanne J. (Wood); his brother Jack (Sarah) Baker; step-son, William A. Stanley II; step-daughter, Mary Ann Stanley; grandchildren, Carl A. Popstein II, Laura E. Stanley, Katherine A. Stanley, and Alexander R. Dombroski; nieces, Leslie A. Hollander, Emily C. Baker, and Elizabeth H. Baker; several grandnieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 4:00pm – 7:00pm Wednesday, March 11th at the Falardeau Funeral Home, 93 Downer Street, Baldwinsville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 on Thursday, March 12, at St. Mary's Church, 47 Syracuse Street, Baldwinsville, with burial to follow at Riverview Cemetery, 70 Tappan Street, Baldwinsville. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Rotary Club of Baldwinsville Foreign Exchange Student Program, PO Box 713, Baldwinsville, NY 13027.

Visitation at Funeral Home

4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
Falardeau Funeral Home, Inc.
93 Downer Street
Baldwinsville, New York, United States

Funeral Service

10:00 am
Thursday, March 12, 2020
St. Mary's Church
47 Syracuse Street
Baldwinsville,, New York, United States

Final Resting Place

Riverview Cemetery
70 Tappan Street
Baldwinsville, New York, United States
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