2010-11-11 / Obituaries


Lois M. Baker, age 85, of Patterson, died Friday November 5, 2010 at home after a long illness.

Mrs. Baker was born March 28, 1925 in Ellenville, NY daughter of the late Robert and Lucy (Mansfield) Brown. She graduated from Ellenville High School, and then married Roy A. Baker Sr. on Nov. 18, 1943 in Ellenville. Her husband predeceased her on May 17, 1977. Mrs. Baker was an attendant at Harlem Valley Psychiatric Center in Wingdale, for 27 years before retiring in June of 1986.

Mrs. Baker is survived by a son, Roy A. Baker Jr. of Millerton, NY; two daughters, Darlene Kesson of Torrington, CT, and Linda Baker of Patterson; a sister, Joyce Zitz of Stanfordville, NY; a half-brother, Thomas Brown of Holiday, FL; five grandchildren, and 11 great grandchildren

Funeral services will be private. Contributions in her memory may be made to Hospice Care in Westchester and Putnam, 540 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown, NY 10591-5132 or the Putnam Humane Society, Old Route 6, Carmel, NY 10512.

Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson, is in charge of arrangements.

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