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Faye M. Baker

November 3, 1923 June 22, 2023
Faye M. Baker
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Obituary for Faye M. Baker

Faye M. Baker, 99, of Fairfield, PA died Thursday morning, June 22, 2023 at the UPMC Hanover Hospital.

Born November 3, 1923 in Fairfield, PA she was the daughter of the late Harry Marshall and Ruth Edna (McCleaf) Slonaker. She was the wife of the late Roy K. Baker who died October 4, 2004.

Mrs. Baker was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Fairfield. She was a 1941 graduate of Fairfield High School. She had several jobs throughout her life including past bookkeeper for Musselman Greenhouse. She was employed in the office of Dr. James H. Hammett from 1968-94. She was most proud of her career during World War II working for the Civil Aeronautics Authority in Washington, DC from 1942-45. She was a charter member of the National World War II Museum. She was very involved in the Fairfield Community serving as Past President of the Fairfield Fire Company Auxiliary, Past President of the Amvets Auxiliary Post 172, Past President of the Ladies Aid Society of St. John’s U.C.C., and Past Noble Grand of Rebecka’s of the Odd Fellows Lodge. She organized the first blood donation program sponsored by the Amvets Post 172, as well as the marching unit of the Amvets Auxiliary. Most of all she enjoyed her get togethers with her family. Her kindness and sense of humor touched everyone she met.

Faye is survived by her two daughters, Brenda M. Riley and her husband Robert, of Palmyra, PA, Donna K. Schadel and her husband Scott, of Fairfield, PA, her granddaughter, Beth Riley, of Ardmore, PA and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her sister, Ellen J. Stultz.

Funeral services for Faye will be held 11:00 AM, Thursday, June 29, 2023 at St. John Lutheran Church, 13 E. Main St., Fairfield PA with Rev. Scott Zimmerer officiating. Burial will be in the Fairfield Union Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Wednesday evening, June 28, 2023 at the Monahan Funeral Home, 27 E. Main St., Fairfield, PA, as well as from 10 AM until the time of the service Thursday morning at the church. Online condolences may be made at monahanfuneralhome.com.

Family suggests memorial contributions be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 13 E. Main St., Fairfield, PA 17320 or to the National World War II Museum, 945 Magazine St., New Orleans, LA 70130.

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Visitation

Wednesday

28

Jun

6:00 PM 6/28/2023 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 6/28/2023 8:00:00 PM
Monahan Funeral Home

27 East Main Street
Fairfield, PA 17320

Monahan Funeral Home
27 East Main Street Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Visitation

Thursday

29

Jun

10:00 AM 6/29/2023 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 6/29/2023 11:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

13 E. Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

St. John Lutheran Church
13 E. Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Service

Thursday

29

Jun

11:00 AM 6/29/2023 11:00:00 AM
St. John Lutheran Church

13 E. Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

St. John Lutheran Church
13 E. Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Fairfield Union Cemetery Final Resting Place

West Main St.
Fairfield, PA 17320

West Main St. Fairfield 17320 PA
United States
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