Theresa Baity

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 15 August 2020 at 4:51 pm

Theresa BaityTheresa Baity (Sister Baseemah), of Medina, passed away on Aug. 9, 2020.

She was born Feb. 3, 1963 in Salibia, Commonwealth of Dominica, a daughter of the late Bosuit Lararus Valerie and Bernaddette Slick.

She moved to Medina in the early 1990s and worked at Orleans ABCD migrant Head Start for 15-plus years. She loved to spend time with her family and friends. She loved cooking, eating, entertaining, and spending time with her grandkids.

Theresa is survived by her seven children, Luqman Baity, Nafie Baity, Najeeba Baity, Mustafa Baity, Bayyinah Baity, Syed Baity and Natisha Alfred; stepchildren, Jafar Amin, Rabia Amin, Taqwa Baity, Husain Baity, Salih Baity, Hassan Baity, Tawfiq Baity, Ali Baity, Zainab Baity and Zahir Baity; 10 grandchildren, Shaqor, Jaleel, Malik, Arrianna, Malaki, Amina R., Jeremiah Baity, Eliana Baity, (and one on the way), Joslyn; a sister, Antonia Valmond; and many cousins, nieces, nephews and friends.

Theresa was preceded in death by her parents; a brother, John Valmond; and a sister, Maurina Valmond Alfred.

Services were privately held, and burial was in Jannatul Baqi Cemetery, Shelby Center.

Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share condolences at