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David E. Baker

August 7, 1934 ~ October 16, 2020 (age 86)

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David E. Baker, 86, of Monroeville (formerly Blairsville and Holiday Park) died Friday, October 16, 2020, after a long battle against lung cancer.  He is survived by his son, Charles Baker (Lynore Hardman), and his daughter, Rose (Thomas) Baldauf, as well as numerous nieces and nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.  He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Carolyn (Pace); four sisters, Rose Haunty, Lillian Gibbons, Mary Shields and Thelma Kaiser; and a brother, Charles Baker.  Dave served in the United States Marine Corps from 1954-57 and was in the reserves until 1962; afterwards, he was a self-employed contractor who carved statues in his spare time.  “Uncle Dave” worked hard his whole life to provide for his family, and served as a model of strength and decency to all who knew him.  Services for Dave were private with his family in Blairsville Cemetery with military honors.

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