William H BakerOctober 16, 1935 ~ July 26, 2017 (age 81)
William H. Baker, 81, of Smyrna passed away on July 26, 2017.
Mr. Baker served his country proudly in the U.S. Marine Corps as a Staff Sergeant for four years.
Mr. Baker was a policeman for the City of Wilmington. For most of his career, he was a machinist for Amtrak in Wilmington, Delaware. He was also a security guard for Disability Retirement office located on Basin Road in New Castle, Delaware. He was active in the Little League in Newark and was active with the 13-16 year old Babe Ruth League in Newark. He was a born again Christian. He was a fantastic father and grandfather.
Mr. Baker is survived by his wife of 28 years: Carolyn F. (White) Baker; one daughter, Cassie Bedolla and her husband Fernando of Newark and their children Emma and Chad, grandchildren Paul, Eddie and Jennifer, and four great grandchildren.
He is also survived by his step daughter Susan Mateja and her husband Walter A. Mateja, Jr. of Camden, DE, and their children Emily and Ellyanna.
He was pre deceased by his mother Catherine W. Baker and children Bill, Jr., Ruth Ellen, Paul and George.
The funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 2, 2017 with a public viewing from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. at the Pippin Funeral Home, 119 W. Camden Wyoming Avenue, Wyoming, DE 19934. The burial will follow at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, DE.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or a Christian media venue.
Online condolences may be made via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.