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Dorotha Ann Baker

May 9, 1939 — March 31, 2022

Dorotha Ann Baker, age 82 of Canonsburg passed away Thursday March 31, 2022 surrounded by her family. She was born May 9, 1939, in Richwood, West Virginia a daughter of the late Charles and Marjorie Boggs Jiles.

Mrs. Baker attended a Baptist church where she was a Sunday school teacher and a piano player.  She was a devoted mother and homemaker.  Mrs. Baker or “Mrs. B” created such a loving atmosphere that her house became the place to be for all the kids in the neighborhood. She began caring for others at the young age of 10 and continued until shortly before her death. She loved to cook and was proud to keep a beautiful home for her family.

Her husband Edmund Ray Baker passed away October 2, 2000. Left behind to cherish her memory are her sons, Greg Baker of Canonsburg and Bryan (Grace) Baker of McMurray; her daughters Kimberly (Jim) Ruckman of Proctor West Virginia, and Edmona Ann (Fred) Drabeck of Washington. Her beloved grandchildren Josh (Katrina) Wade, Emily (Keith) O’Conor, Brandon Baker and Tim White; great- grandchildren, Bennett and Austin Wade, Ethan White, and Jane Ann O’Conor; as well as several nieces and nephews.

Along with her parents, Ann is proceeded in death by her loving husband Edmund Ray Baker; a granddaughter Randilyn White; and siblings Colleen Blake and Fred Jiles.

Friends and family are welcome from 2-4 and 6-8 pm on Sunday April 3, 2022 in Salandra Funeral and Cremation Services, Inc. Joseph P. Salandra LFD owner/supervisor, Erin E. Jones LFD 304 West Pike Street Canonsburg 724-745-8120 where funeral services officiated by Pastor Tony Romano will be held at 10:00 am on Monday, April 4, 2022.

Interment will follow in Forest Lawn Gardens, McMurray.

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