BAKER – Chester S., 92, of Brooklyn, Queens County, passed away peacefully in Queens Manor, Liverpool on Sunday, June 11, 2017 with his family by his side.
Born in Brooklyn, he was a son of the late Walter and Doris (Meisner) Baker.
Chester was a veteran of the second World War serving overseas as a craftsman with the Royal Canadian Electrical Mechanical Engineers in the United Kingdom and continental Europe. Following the war, he was employed with Bowater Mersey Paper Company Limited for 45 years and retired as construction foreman. Chester was a multi-talented craftsman who loved spending time in his workshop. He enjoyed camping, baseball, wrestling and smoking his pipe. He would help anyone who needed it. He loved to spend time with his family especially his great granddaughter Sophia.
He is survived by his sons Barry of Windsor and Larry (Fran) of Mill Village. His grandson Steven (Elena Keeping) of Sackville and his great granddaughter Sophia Baker. His sister Helena Soule of Victoria, BC.
He was predeceased by his wife “Honey” and his sisters Jessie Randall, Alethia Whynot, Sylvia Legge and his brother Valtan.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. At Chester’s request, there will be no funeral service. No flowers, donations may be made to the Queens SPCA or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Bob and Brenda Lohnes
Larry, Fran and Family: Larry, sorry to read of your father’s passing. Our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Brenda Lawrence / Jim Hubley
TO LARRY, BARRY AND FAMILY.
JIM AND I WERE SO SURPRIZED TO SEE THAT
CHESTER HAD PASSED AWAY . SINCERE SYMPATHY
TO YOU . THINKING OF YOU IN YOUR TIME OF SADNESS .
A nice and thoughtful man who like so many of his generation, hammered his sword into a ploughshare
Betty, Kerry and Karen
Barry, Larry & family, Our condolences to you all. Your Dad will be missed.
Dennis & Sherri Harrington
To The Family,
Sending our most sincere condolences to the family, Chester was a kind man, will remember the chats we had at the marina.Take care☹️
My sincerest condolences go out to you, Sophia & your entire family. God bless.
Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett
Sending condolences to all the Baker Family. Chester was a wonderful neighbour, and friend. We have fond memories of Chester. Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett.
Richard and Judy (Nickerson) Tarr
Barry, Larry and family, our sincere condolences. Keep your memories close.
Pat & Jack Chandler
Barry, Larry and family, our most sincere condolences on Chet’s passing. Our families spent many enjoyable times together and your Dad leaves behind very fond memories.
Fran & family – I’m sorry to hear of your loss. Thinking of you.
so very sorry for your loss
My prayers are with the family at this difficult time. Uncle Chester is no longer suffering and will be reunited with Aunt Honey. He has earned his place in heaven but will be greatly missed by all.
Dot Peach (Norman)
Sorry to hear of your loss. He will be missed. I looked forward to our chats when I was working. I will miss him
To Chester’s Family…so sorry to hear about the loss of your dad…he was a kind, soft spoken gentleman, and I am glad I got to meet him while he was at Hillsview…may you rest easy Chester.
Ted and Joyce Foster
Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. He was a good friend.
Howard, Madeline and Shelly Burgess
Larry, Fran and family: Sincere sympathy on the loss of your Dad. We know you will take comfort in the Bible’s promise of an earthly resurrection and seeing our dear loved ones again in paradise. Buddy, Madeline and Shelly
Very sorry for your loss. Your Dad will be missed forever.
Your Summer neighbours,
Terry and Helen Crocker
See you soon
christine and george sabin
Barry & Larry & Family
sorry to hear of your dad passing
your cousin Christine [Nickerson] & George Sabin
Sorry to hear about Chester passing away. Such a sweet man. Always a smile on his face. he will be missed.
Larry and Barry, sorry to hear of the passing of your dad, He was one of the most intelligent people I ever had the pleasure to know. We spend many an hour in his garage building and constructing. He was a good friend and a fine gentleman.