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  • Writer's pictureThe Hammonton Gazette


Frank Theodore Baker Sr.

Frank Theodore Baker Sr., 74, passed away at Jefferson hospital in Washington. Township on October 6th 2023 at 4:30 p.m. Frank was born January 7th 1949 to Frank and Margaret "Peggy" Baker, (Kohler) in Philadelphia, Pa. They moved to Maple shade, N.J. in 1963 and in 1968 he was drafted into the U.S. Army. He trained as a UH1 door gunner in Fort Benning, Ga, where he was sent to Germany and served as a crew chief on the UH1. He served from 1968 to 1971 and was honorably discharged. Frank was a member of various organizations and clubs, including the American Legion post 252. He was involved in New Gretna Railroad Club and also the Boy Scouts of America. His passions are passed on to his sons and grandson, including fishing, hunting, boating and the great outdoors.

He is survived by his wife, Marie; his brother, Samuel Higgins; his sons, Frank T. Jr. Baker (Carla) and Patrick Baker; and daughter, Karen Baker. His grandchildren, Leonah Marie Baker and Gabriel Baker.

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