Beulah Baker

Obituary of Beulah Baker

COPENHAGEN- Beulah M. Baker,92, of Washington Street, died at her home on Saturday, August 4, 2018.  She was born on July 15, 1926 in the Town of Rutland to the late Fredrick Jacob & Anna M Burke Goutremont. She attended school in Copenhagen and she graduated from Carthage. 

She married Leo Baker on June 20, 1948 at the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Copenhagen, New York.  Mr. Baker retired from Agway after 42 years of service, the couple lived in Copenhagen since 1948.  Mr. Baker died on October 12, 1998.

The couple had three children, Rick J. Baker, and his son, Patrick, Florida; a son Michael L. (Robin O’Dell) Baker, and their children, Michael, Kristine, and Melissa, Copenhagen, NY; Patrick A. and his companion (Lesley Nevills) Baker, and his Children, Courtney and Chelsey, Copenhagen, NY. She is also survived by 6- great-grandchildren, Aaliyah, Raegan, Peatyn, Jamison, Nolan, and Avery.

She is predeceased by a daughter, Christine Baker and a set of twins, Edward and Debra, and several siblings; Harold, Leo, Muriel, Lyle, Dorine, Edris, Verle, Verna and Vivian.

She retired after 27 years working as a custodian for the Marine Midland Bank in Copenhagen, New York. She was a member of the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Copenhagen.

She enjoyed her flower garden, watching the Yankees, and she loved entertaining her grandchildren and spending time visiting with the Miller’s from Ohio and her neighbors and friends who visited her.  A special thanks to her caregivers, her home helper, Crystal and all the volunteers from the Meals on Wheels Program.

Donations in her memory can be made to the Lewis County Meals on Wheels Program and the St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Copenhagen.

Calling hours will be held on Saturday, August 11, 2018 from 4:30-6:30pm at the Lundy Funeral Home & Cremation Service Inc., located at 500 State Street in Carthage, NY 13619. A Funeral Service will be held at 6:45pm in the Chapel of the Funeral Home with, The Reverend Donald A. Robinson, officiating.  A reception will follow the funeral and will be held at the River of Life Fellowship Church located on Route 12 in Copenhagen.


A graveside service will be held on Wednesday, August 15, 2018 at 11:00am in the St. Mary’s Catholic Cemetery in Copenhagen, NY.


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