Charles Baker

Obituary of Charles B. Baker

Phelps/Seneca Falls, Charles B. Baker age 91, lived a good long clean life and went back to the Lord on February 12, 2022 at Rochester General Hospital. There will be no prior calling hours. Friends may attend a funeral mass on Wednesday February 23, 10am at St. Francis Church in Phelps. Father Anthony Amato will officiate. Burial will be in St. Francis Cemetery with Military honors. It is requested that memorial donations be made to the Phelps American Legion 1346 St. Route 96 Phelps, NY 14532. Chuck was born on August 27, 1930 in Seneca Falls, NY. He was the last surviving member of 14 children. Raised in a good Irish Catholic family he attended St. Patricks School in Seneca Falls. He graduated from Mynderse Academy where he played offensive and defensive tackle on the football team. Chuck was US Army veteran and Purple Heart recipient of the Korean War. He was an active member and Past Post Commander of the Phelps American Legion. He was also a member of the Legion Color Guard. Chuck graduated from RIT in Electrical Technology and retired after a 35 year career as a lineman with NYSEG. Chuck was a good neighbor and was known as a capable handyman. He is survived by his son David (Donna) Baker Daughter Karen (Robert) Hanrahan Jr. Many nieces and nephews He was predeceased by his wife of 60 years, Betty Baker who was a head nurse at Clifton Springs Hospital. Funeral arrangements have been made with the Cheney Funeral Home 70 Main Street Phelps.
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Wednesday
23
February

Funeral Mass

10:00 am - 11:00 am
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
St. Francis Church
12 Church Street
Phelps, New York, United States
Wednesday
23
February

Burial

11:00 am - 11:30 am
Wednesday, February 23, 2022
St. Francis Cemetery
Clifton Steet
Phelps, New York, United States
315-462-2961
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