Martha Ann Baker, 80, formerly a resident of Dravosburg for 35 years, passed away at Miller Farm Place in Dayton OH, on Thursday, July 6, 2017. She was born August 27, 1936 in McKeesport to the late Richard T. and Charlotte E. Riley Jones. Martha was the loving wife of the late James Ralph Baker who passed away in 2014. She is survived by son, James R. (Robin Soriano) Baker of Knoxville, TN; grandchildren, Jennifer (Christopher Helman) Spencer of Springfield, OH, Joshua (Alli) Baker of Huber Heights, OH, Jessica (Joseph) Katchur of Liberty Boro, Houston Baker of Glassport; great-grandchildren, Nickole, Brandon, & Cody Burkey, Luke Spencer, Joshua Baker, Mika & Adriana Katchur, Ronan Baker; sister Sandra (Edward) Tarle of San Juan Capistrano, CA; brother Jack (Tina) Jones of Dravosburg. Along with her parents and husband, Martha was preceded in death by brother Richard Jones. Martha was a graduate of Glassport High School, was employed by Hills Department Store in West Mifflin and as a School Crossing Guard in Dravosburg. Family and friends will be received Wednesday July 12, 2017 from 2 – 4 and 6 – 8 pm at I. M. FINNEY FUNERAL HOME, 203 4th Street, Dravosburg, PA 15034. A service will take place at the funeral home on Thursday July 13, 2017 at 10:00 am followed by interment at Jefferson Memorial Park in Pleasant Hills. Online condolences may be offered at www.finneyfuneralhome.com
Originally published July 10, 2017.