Richard J. Baker, 60 of Fall St., Seneca Falls, N.Y., passed away on Sunday (October 8, 2017) at Strong Memorial Hospital, Rochester, NY.
Family and friends may call at the Doran Funeral Home, 4 E. Bayard St., Seneca Falls, NY on Sunday (October 15) from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. followed by a funeral service at 2:30 p.m. with Reverend Gerald Graziano, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Waterloo, NY at the convenience of the family. If desired, contributions may be made to Beverly Animal Shelter, River Road, Waterloo, NY 13165
Richard was born in Rochester, N.Y. on August 5, 1957 the son of Norman & Lois Strayer Baker. He had been a life resident of the Waterloo-Seneca Falls area. He was retired from the former Matthew’s International of Seneca Falls. He also had worked for Tarjac’s of Seneca Falls and Summit Cheese. Richard loved coin collecting, playing Domino’s and was a lifelong Coca-Cola memorabilia collector. He treasured the 1987 Iroc Z Camaro that he had sold a few years back. He enjoyed walking along the Railroad tracks near his home observing the resident foxes that roamed the area.
He is survived by his mother, Lois Strayer Baker of Waterloo, N.Y.; his sister, Candace (James) McMillen of Woodstock, Georgia; one nephew, James Cooley of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; one niece, Amanda Cooley of Seneca Falls, N.Y.; his special friends Sonia Frederick and Marcos Torres. He was predeceased by his father, Norman Baker