Port Henry - Willard L. Baker, 84, of 11 Parsonage St., Port Henry, died Tuesday Dec. 14, 1999 at the CommunitY Hospital, Elizabethtown. Willard was born on March 14, 1915 at Addison,Vt.; the son of William and Bessie (Fuller) Baker.
He was a retired employee of Republic Steel Corp., Mineville.
He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Sonta (Veneto) Baker, his sons, Dominick Baker, Willard Baker and Joseph Baker, all of Port Henry; his sisters, Dorothy Meachen of Crown Point; Wilma Veneto of Port Henry; Bessie Brooks of Himrod; and Peggy Kelly of Moriah; his brothers, Kenneth Baker of Lee Center and Thomas Baker of Moriah; ten grandchildren, and three great - grandchildren.
He was predeceased by his sisters, Myrtle Treadway, Joyce Walker and Gladys Baker; his brothers, Russell Baker, Ross Baker and Roger Baker.
Calling hours will be held Thursday, Dec. 16, 1999, 7 to 9 p.m. at the Harland Funeral Home, Port Henry. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday Dec. 17, 1999 at 10 a.m. from St Patricks Church, Port Henry. Burial will be in St. Patricks Cemetery.