Sara Jane “Sally” (Carrier) Baker, age 71, of Waterford, died Monday, February 6, 2017 at UPMC Hamot in Erie. She was born on April 11, 1945 in Erie, PA.
Sally was a dedicated volunteer and employee for WQLN in Erie for 25 years. She enjoyed camping, crafting, baking and cooking, spur of the moment drives with her sweetheart Ray, spending time with her children and grandchildren, and playing and singing music with her family.
She was preceded in death by her parents, Ervin and Elizabeth “Betts” Haas Carrier; her father- and mother-in-law, Chester Blair Baker and Dorothy Range Baker; three brothers-in-law, Richard Baker,?Richard Hershey, and?George Liaturi; and?a niece, Cindy Baker, and a nephew, Richard Baker..
Sally is survived by her husband of 49 years, Raymond L. Baker of Waterford; her daughter, Jodi L. Baker of Mt. Joy, and her son, Jonathan L. Baker and his wife Rebecca of Brave, PA; three grandchildren, Kayla M. Baker of Cambridge Springs, Tyler R. Baker of Camp Pendleton, CA, and Isabella N. Baker of Brave, PA. Also, three brothers and three sisters- Jon Carrier and wife Sandy of Apalachin, NY, Roger Carrier and wife Norma of Pittsburgh, Judy Pasold-Hershey of McKean, Stephen Carrier and wife Dixie of Worthington, OH, Brenda Carrier of Fairview, and Libby Hall-Skellen and husband Bill of Holley, NY; two sisters-in-law, Avis Baker of Hartford, CT, and Arlene Liaturi of Conneaut, OH; and many nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at Van Matre Funeral Home, 105 Walnut Street, Waterford, PA on Friday from 2-4 and 6-9 p.m. Funeral services will be there Saturday at 10:00 a.m. officiated by Rev. Gary Donaldson of Asbury Methodist Church in Waterford.
Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association or the Wounded Warriors Project.