Albert C. Baker

By Orleans Hub Posted 5 March 2019 at 8:40 am

Albert Baker

Albert C. Baker, 78, of Albion, died March 4, 2019. He was born Feb. 14, 1941 in Albion, a son of the late Clarence and Edith (Mull) Baker, and he lived in this area all of his life.

Albert retired from Owens Illinois after 41 years of working as a forklift operator. He loved birdwatching, gardening, and working in his shop doing carpentry, and he loved hiking at Swallow Hollow and the Iroquois National Wildlife Refuge. Most of all, though, he loved spending time with his family.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his siblings, Florence, Marian, William, Shirley, Eileen and Jack.

He is survived by his sister, Doris Antinore of Albion; his children, Benita (Kelly) Smith of Batavia, Brenda (Timothy) Wright of Batavia, Albert S. (Vicky Pulver) Baker of Batavia, and Albert (Brenda) Osborne of Medina; his grandchildren, Marques Wright, Tiffiny Wright, Angel Osborne, Albert Osborne Jr., Nicholas Smith, Michael Witkop and Matt Osborne; great-grandchildren, Jason, Jackson, Nathan, Isaiah, Madalyn, Lucas, Aaliyah, Lilliana, Ethan, Anna Leigh, and Madison; as well as several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends on Fri., March 8 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion,  where his funeral service will be held Sat., March 9 at 11 a.m. Burial will be in Mt. Albion Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Home Care and Hospice, 29 Liberty St., Batavia NY 14020; or to Arbor Day Foundation, 100 Arbor Ave., Nebraska City NE 68410.

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