SIDNEY - Joseph A. Baker Sr., 59, passed away on Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017, at his home following a long battle with bladder cancer surrounded by his family.
He was born Sept. 27, 1958, in Walton to Raymond E. Baker Sr. and Effie A. Brisbane.
Joseph is survived by his wife of 37 years, Barbara (nee Haynes) Baker; daughter, Teresa (Bryan) Walley of Bainbridge, their two sons, Owen and Gabe; son, Joseph Jr. (Regina) Baker of Sidney, their four children, Chelsie, Devin, Brooke and Kendall; and his two fur babies, Jasper and Jasmine.
Joe is also survived by his stepmother, Margaret (Howard) Robinson; 12 brothers and sisters; four brothers/sisters-in-law; several aunts, nieces, nephews and cousins.
Joseph was predeceased by his father, Raymond Sr.; mother and stepfather, Effie and Albert Van Dyke Sr; and three sisters.
A celebration of life will take place from 2 to 6 p.m., Jan. 13, at the Sidney Fire Hall.
Contributions in Joseph's memory may be made to Catskill Area Hospice & Palliative Care, 297 River St. Service Road, Oneonta NY 13820; Sidney EMS; Sidney Fire Department, 74 River St, Sidney, NY 13838; or Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 E. Main St, Sidney, NY 13838.
Condolences and memories may be shared online at www.landersfh.com.
Published on December 10, 2017