Kenneth Baker

October 12, 1955May 7, 2022
Obituary of Kenneth Baker


Becker Funeral Home

Kenneth Baker, of Emerson, passed away on May 7th surrounded by his family. He was 66 years old. Beloved husband of 42 years of Debra (Foss) Baker, Devoted father of Gregory Baker and his wife Johanna, Daniel Baker and grandfather to Louden Baker. He is survived by his mother Josephine (Tudisco) Baker, siblings, Joseph Baker, Kevin Baker, and Donna Fisher and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his father, Jesse Lee Baker. Ken graduated from Emerson High School and went on to earn a degree in Biology from Trenton State College (TCNJ). He devoted his career to the field of microbiology and worked for various pharmaceutical companies including American Cyanamid, Barr Laboratories and Genzyme Biosurgery. His expertise in the field led him to become an Associate Director of Quality Control before starting his own consulting business. Ken enjoyed playing golf, fishing, hiking, and gardening. He was an avid exerciser and enjoyed playing bridge. He loved coaching his boys in baseball and was very involved with the Emerson Little League. He served as president for 2 years and was on the board of the Friends of Emerson Baseball. Visitation will be on Monday, May 16th from 4 – 8 pm at Becker Funeral Home in Westwood. A funeral mass will be held at The Church of the Assumption in Emerson on Tuesday, May 17th at 10 am. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the ALS Association

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