Anna Mae Baker

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Anna Mae (Dock) Baker, 90, of Lewistown, passed away on Monday, Aug. 12, 2019.
She was born Nov. 11, 1928, in Lewisburg, a daughter of the late Frederick C. and Sara (Zeller) Dock. She was married for 63 years to Donald L. Baker who preceded her in death in February 2018.

Anna Mae was a graduate of Lewisburg Area High School, and a 1951 graduate of The Pennsylvania State University with a B.S. in home economics.
She came to Lewistown as the home economist for the Mifflin County Extension Service. She retired as a social worker for the PA Department of Public Assistance. In earlier years she was a kindergarten teacher and home economics teacher for the Mifflin County School District.
She was a member of the Retired Teachers Association, a Gold Star member and Past Worthy Matron of the Lewistown Chapter No. 283 Order of Eastern Star, a volunteer for Lewistown Meals on Wheels, a volunteer 4-H leader, and an active member of Trinity United Church of Christ, Lewistown.

Anna Mae is survived by four daughters, DoAnn E. Keller of Reedsville, Gayle L. Baker-Gaydos and husband, Kevin J. Gaydos of West Grove, Elaine T. Benner and husband, William E. Benner Jr. of Lancaster, and Tara J. Diffenbaugh of Frederick, Md.; five grandchildren, Alex Gaydos, Lauren (Benner) Rinier and husband Chris, Bill Benner, Josh Diffenbaugh, and Abbey Diffenbaugh; and tow great-grandsons, Jackson and Hudson Rinier.

She was predeceased by one sister, Sara (Dock) Humes; and one brother, Charles F. Dock.

Friends and family are invited to join a life celebration from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18, at Trinity United Church of Christ, 20 Oak St., Lewistown.
Private interment will be at the convenience of the family.

She will be fondly remembered by her numerous care providers.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Trinity United Church of Christ, 20 Oak St., Lewistown, PA 17044.

Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.HellerHoenstineFuneralHome.com.
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Published on August 12, 2019
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