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IN MEMORIAM: Marilyn E. Baker, 65;

Mother Lived In Oneonta All Her Life

ONEONTA – Marilyn Elizabeth Baker, 65, passed away May 24, 2018, at Bassett Hospital, surrounded by her family.

She was born on May 28, 1952, in Oneonta, the daughter of Willard and Daurice Miller, and lived there all her life.

Marilyn was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and sister. She lived by her last name as she was known for her famous cookies. She was known as “Grandma” by many and loved to spoil her children, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren, especially with the stuffed stockings at Christmas.

She is survived by Douglas Baker, Sr., husband of 47 years; father Willard Miller, three children, Douglas Baker, Jr. (Holly), Melissa Baker, and Jason Baker (Maryna); 11 grandchildren, David, Carrie, Ford, and Presley Baker, Mikayla Hamm, Kaitlyn Hawkinson, Brieanna Baker, Minnie Webster, Anysia and Eleni Baker; four great-grandchildren, Docianna Hawkinson, Nevaeh Hawkinson, Callie Johnson, and Tyanna Mendola; and three siblings Thomas Miller, Kathy Brady, and Stephen Miller.

She is predeceased by her mother, Daurice Miller and sisters Karen and Judy Miller.

A Celebration of Life will be held Wednesday, May 30, 2018, from 11 am to 2 pm at 1033 Winney Hill Road, Oneonta, NY 13820.

The family wishes to thank all the caregivers of At Home Care, Cancer Care Center At Foxcare, Fox Memorial Hospital and Bassett Hospital, especially Dr. Njoku, Dr. Kramer, and all the nursing staff.

Donations in memory of Marilyn may be made to the Oneonta Boys and Girls Club, 70 River St. Oneonta, NY 13820. Online condolences may be made to the family at Arrangements are by the Johnston Funeral Home of Morris.


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