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112 West King Street
P.O. Box 336
Shippensburg, PA 17257
Phone: 717-532-2211
Fax: 717-532-8471
Donald Baker

Donald P. "Don" Baker

Thursday, January 21st, 1932 - Sunday, March 3rd, 2019
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Obituary

Donald P. Baker, 87, of Shippensburg, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 3, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his loving family.

Born Thursday, January 21, 1932 in Letterkenny Township, Franklin County, he was a son of the late Ralph J. and Helen E. Diehl Baker.

Donald retired in 1993 from Letterkenny Army Depot. He attended the Shippensburg Church of the Brethren.

Don loved and cherished his family.

Surviving are seven children, Gary L. (Kristine) Baker, Chambersburg, Gloria J. (Larry) Horst, Terry A. (Barbara) Baker, Judy A. (Robert) Harper, Sharon M. Johnson Baker, Connie S. (Cheyenne) Frey, and Ricky J. Baker, all of Shippensburg; 15 grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and one great-great grandchild.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dorothy M. Farner Baker, who died August 19, 2007; one son, Donald E. Baker, who died in October 1984; and three siblings, Earl and Richard Baker, and Dorothy Louise Allen.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at 2:00 p.m. in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc., with the Rev. Brian Markle, and The Rev. Harold E. Yeager officiating. Burial will be in Spring Hill Cemetery. A viewing will be held one hour prior to the service on Wednesday in the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of Franklin County, 2257 McDowell Road, St. Thomas, PA 17252.

Online condolences may be expressed at www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.
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  • Visitation

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 1:00pm - 2:00pm
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA
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  • Service

    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 | 2:00pm
    When
    Wednesday, March 6th, 2019 2:00pm
    Location
    Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium, Inc.
    Address
    112 West King St.
    SHIPPENSBURG, PA
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    Officiant
    Pastor Brian Markle
  • Interment

    Location
    Spring Hill Cemetery
    Address
    114 North Morris St.
    shippensburg, PA
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KD

Posted at 04:58am
I am sorry for your loss. Continue to reflect on your cherished memories together. May “the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our trials” sustain you during this difficult time. 2 Corinthians 1:3, 4
RJ

Robert Keefer Jr

Posted at 08:02pm
I remember Don working along side my Dad at Bigler's grocery and at the Baker Home where all the kids played. A class act, he will be mi.ssed.
 
JE

John C Emmons Posted at 08:48pm

Gary and extended family I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Don at Lky and I always thought he a was a class act. If you were having a problem he would drop what he was doing and give you hand, He and I had many discussions about Gary and his job as a cop, since I was a 9-1-1 dispatcher at the same time. We lost contact after he retired and I am so sorry for that. I hope you all can relish in memories that you shared with Don. Just knowing he is not here will leave a hole in my heart. God bless. John C. Emmons
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