April 27, 1928 — March 3, 2018
CHARLTON: Roger C. Baker Sr. 89, of Freeman Rd. died Saturday, March 3, 2018 after being stricken ill at home.
His wife Sophie (Porra) Baker died Dec. 26, 2003. He leaves his daughters, Rachel and her husband Michael Manseau of Quinebaug, Ct., Donna and her husband Jay Walker of Thompson, Ct. Grandchildren: Roger C. Baker III, Kurt Baker and his wife Maria, Meara Baker, Jenifer LaBarge, Keenin Walker, Timothy Lemire; 5 great-grandchildren: Roger IV, Adriana, Victoria, Brandon, and Christian; and 1 great great-grandchild, Bryce.
He was predeceased by 2 son’s Roger C. Baker Jr. in 1998, Arthur L. Baker in 2015, and a sister Edna Grant.
He was born in Charlton the son of Melvin and Emily (Chaffee) Baker and lived in Charlton all his life.
Roger retired from the Charlton Housing Authority after 19 years of service, he was also a custodian at Bay Path Technical High School for 17 years and worked at Camosse Brothers as a truck driver, mechanic, and machine operator. He could fix or repair just about anything.
Roger was a man of great knowledge with a passion for learning and reading.
He enjoyed gardening and odd jobs.
At Roger’s request all services are private
Belanger-Bullard Funeral Home, 51 Marcy St. Southbridge is directing arrangements.
An online guestbook is available at www.BelangerFuneralHome.com