John R. Baker, Jr., 76, of Burgettstown; Jefferson Twp., passed away on Saturday afternoon May 29, 2021 in the Washington Hospital.
He was born on May 5, 1945 in Sewickley a son of the late John R. Baker, Sr. and Ruth Reed Baker.
A graduate of the South Side Beaver High School, he worked for J&L Steel in Aliquippa and retired from Climax Molybdenum in Langeloth.
He enjoyed working on classic cars especially his 1950's Chevy Truck, working crossword puzzles and playing cards.
John is survived by his wife Shirley Wolanski Baker; his three daughters Johna, Jenelle and Tammy Baker; three step sons Greg, Nick and Brad Baker; three grandchildren Shauna Anderson Moore, Terry Diamond and Clayton Baker, three step grandchildren Emalee, Hanna and Ethan Baker; four greatgrandchildren Kayden, Avery, Sidney Diamond and Marilyn Moore; four sisters Virginia Bailey and husband Rich, Elsie Green and husband Dave, Evelyn Walls and husband Bill and Barbara Slopek and husband Bob; one brother Kenneth Baker and wife Toni; and several nieces and nephews
Deceased in addition to his parents are two sisters Olive Maximovitch and Mary Jane Stover.
To honor John's wishes, there will be no public visitation or services. If so desired, memorial donations may be made in his memory to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105 www.stjude.org
Arrangements are under the direction of the Lee & Martin Funeral Home, 73 Highland Avenue, Burgettstown, PA 15021