Labenski Funeral Home

107 Boswell Avenue, Norwich, CT


Joseph Robert Baker

November 16, 1981October 30, 2019

Ledyard-Joseph Robert Baker, 37, passed away on October 30, 2019 at his home. He was born on Nov. 16, 1981 in Norwich to Mark Baker Sr. of Taftville and Dawn (Hamilton) Baker of Norwich.

Joseph graduated from Norwich Tech. and worked for PCC Structural. He enjoyed going to concerts, rapping and playing golf.

Besides his loving parents, he is survived by a brother Mark Baker Jr. of Taftville, a sister Melissa Baker of Norwich, a girlfriend Melissa Niles of Ledyard and her children Lennesey and Gianni Carcioppolo. He also leaves behind his nephews Devin and Damian and a niece Brooklyn. He is predeceased by his grandparents.

A Calling Hour will be held at Labenski Funeral Home, 107 Boswell Ave. Norwich, Thursday from 11 am until 12 pm. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Please visit www.labenskifuneralhome.com to leave an online condolence.


  • Calling Hour / Visitation Thursday, November 7, 2019
  • Burial Thursday, November 7, 2019


Joseph Robert Baker

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Al Mayo

November 3, 2019

I am saddened to have learned of Joey's passing but most importantly I send my love to his sister Melissa and his brother Mark. I would also like to make a cash donation to help with the tremendous cost of the funeral services. a2thamay@yahoo.com.

Big Al Mayo

Brian LePage

November 3, 2019

For the short 17 years that I’ve known you, you have always put a smile on my face and made me laugh. You will definitely be missed, Rest In Peace my friend. We’ll meet again someday.


November 3, 2019

My heart goes out to all Joey's family and friends. he will be dearly missed.

Michael Schaller

November 3, 2019

Joey had an unique zest for life and consistently spread positivity. He will be missed by all.