Daryl Eugene Baker
September 1, 1929 – March 25, 2012
Daryl Eugene “Gene” Baker, 82, of Mechanicsburg, formerly of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; passed away Sunday, March 25, 2012 at his home.
He was born September 1, 1929 in Newburg, PA, he was the son of the late William and Grace (Shehan) Baker; preceded in death by his wife, Dolores (Drumheller) Baker; his baby daughter, Diana Jean Baker; three brothers, Ernest, Allen and Gary Baker; and his brother-in-law, Eugene Diveglia.
He was a retired produce manager for the Weis Markets at the former Progress Ave. store, and worked at the former Sanitary Laundry, Harrisburg; and was a U.S. Army veteran of the Korean War.
Surviving are his three sisters, Mary Ann Baker, husband, Carl, and Joan L. Diveglia, both of Mechanicsburg, and Joyce M. Lash, husband, Leonard, of Harrisburg; his brother, Robert W. Baker, wife, Robin, of Mt. Joy; brother-in-law, Donald Drumheller, wife Julia, of Dayton, Ohio; and several nieces and nephews.
A visitation will be held 2:00 PM Sunday, April 1, 2012 followed by the Memorial Service at 3:00 PM in the Neill Funeral Home, 3501 Derry St., Harrisburg. A private burial will be in Rolling Green Memorial Park.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to a charity of your choice.
- Visitation Sunday, April 1, 2012
- Memorial Service Sunday, April 1, 2012
Daryl Eugene Baker
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April 2, 2012
MARY AND JOAN,
SO SORRY TO HEAR OF YOUR LOSS. I ONLY MET GENE WHEN I VISITED DURING THE ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE BAKE. YOU WERE LUCKY TO HAVE HIM SO CLOSE TO BOTH OF YOU ON A DAILY BASIS.
AND ROBERT I DON'T MEAN TO LEAVE YOU AND YOUR GRIEF UNMENTIONED. I HAVE NEVER MET YOU BUT HAVE HEARD OF YOU THROUGH MINDY. MAY GOD GRANT EACH OF YOU WITH THE PEACE AND UNDERSTANDING OF A LIFE EVERLASTING. AT THIS SPECIAL TIME OF THE YEAR WE ARE REMINDED OF THAT MESSAGE.