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Karl L. Baker

Born: Sat., Feb. 17, 1934
Died: Fri., Nov. 27, 2020

At the family's request there will be no public visitation and burial will be private

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Karl L. Baker, 86, of South Buffalo Twp., passed away on Friday, November 27, 2020 peacefully, at Premier Armstrong Rehab and Nursing Center in Kittanning. Karl was born in Kittanning on February 17, 1934, a son of the late Pearle Anne (Shearer) and Kenneth L. Baker. He was the widower of Helen L. (Cyphers) Baker who passed in 2014 He worked for many years as a line operator and craneman at Pullman Standard in Butler. Before working at Pullman Standard, Karl had owned and operated a garage and gas station in South Buffalo Twp. After the plant closed down, he ran his own handyman service for many years. He was a faithful member of Srader Grove Presbyterian Church in South Buffalo Twp. Karl enjoyed raising pigs, farming, hunting, gardening and being with his family. Karl is survived by his son, Dr. Keith (Linda) Baker, of Fort Myers. Four daughters, Debbie (Ron) Claypoole, of Karns City; Karla (John) Wood, of South Buffalo Twp.; Lisa (David) Wilson, of Arnold; Sharon (Bill) Dato, of Huntersville, NC; 15 grandchildren, 10 great grandchildren, 3 step-grandchildren, 7 step-great grandchildren, He is also survived by his brother, Ralph (Leona) Baker. 4 sisters, Helen Baker; Doris Gilbert; Jean (John) Roudybush; Shirley Baker and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Dacia Ray. At the family's request there will be no public visitation and a private burial will be held in Greenwood Memorial Park in Lower Burrell, PA. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to; South Buffalo Vol. Fire Dept. 100 Fire Hall Rd. Freeport, PA 16229 or Srader Grove United Presbyterian Church, 108 Srader Grove Rd., Freeport, PA 16229

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Cyndie (Frantz) Ishman
   Posted Sun November 29, 2020
Sending deepest sympathies.

Bill and Linda Stokes
   Posted Mon November 30, 2020
Shirley and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts and prayers.

Jane (McClain)Carney
   Posted Mon November 30, 2020
My deepest sympathy to Shirley and family.

David Colton
   Posted Mon November 30, 2020
Debbie & Karla:
Sorry for your loss, my condolences.

Bob and Margie Baker
   Posted Tue December 01, 2020
Our thoughts and prayers are with all of Karl’s family at this difficult time.Thinking especially of Helen,Shirley,Ralph, Doris and Jean.He will be missed

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