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Barbara J. Baker

HOLLAND TOWNSHIP, NJ - Barbara J. Baker, 78, of Holland Township, NJ, passed away on Monday, January 28, 2019 at the Hunterdon Medical Center in Raritan Township, NJ.

Born December 23, 1940 in Somerville, NJ, Barbara lived in Whitehouse, NJ and Baptistown, NJ, before moving to Holland Township in 1972. She was a homemaker and a caregiver of children. Barbara loved cooking and was famous for her meatballs. She enjoyed entertaining and spending time with her family and friends. Barbara was a member of the Frenchtown Presbyterian Church and of the United Presbyterian Woman's Association.

Daughter of the late Lester and Amelia Rose (Moretti) Whipert, Barbara is survived by her beloved husband of 57 years, Wilson H. "Bo" Baker, her two sons Jeffrey S. Baker and Bruce H. Baker, her two daughters Robin Hicks and Jill Rosenberg, her brother Francis Whipert, her sister Joan Howell, and her nine grandchildren. She was predeceased by her three brothers Robert, Jack, and Richard Whipert and her sister Eleanor Sansone.

A Celebration of Barbara's Life will be held on Sunday, February 10, 2019 at 2 PM at Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, 22 Fourth Street, Frenchtown, NJ with the Reverend Nancy Asbury officiating. Interment will private at the Frenchtown Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of the Johnson-Walton Funeral Home, 24 Church Road, Milford, NJ.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Frenchtown Presbyterian Church, PO Box 114, Frenchtown, NJ 08825.

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