John R. Baker, Sr.

Obituary for John R. Baker, Sr.

November 5, 2020
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania


John R. Baker, Sr. passed away on November 5, 2020, at the age of 76. Beloved husband of Veronica A. Baker (nee Jenkins); loving father of Kathleen Leszczynski, Carolynn Fennimore (Douglas), Jacqualyne Duffy (Scott), John R. Baker, Jr. (Ann) and Veronica Baker; dear brother Barbara Foody, Edward Baker and the late Robert Baker. He is also survived by 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren.

John proudly served his country in the Navy and then served the City of Philadelphia as a police officer for 23 years. He loved to hunt and fish. He also enjoyed anything having to do with Science Fiction.

Relatives and friends are invited to John's Life Celebration Tuesday, November 10th, beginning at 10:00 a.m. at John F. Givnish Funeral Home, 10975 Academy Rd., Phila., followed by his Funeral Service at 12:00 p.m. Due to the current pandemic, the family wishes the interment to be private.

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