Patrice “Patch” Jones Baker, 59, of Clarendon, Pa. joined her parents, Dr. Walter and Arlene Speckman Jones formerly of Warren, PA in Heaven on Monday, January 5, 2015, due to melanoma cancer. She was born on November 12, 1955, in Warren, Pa. Patch was a 1973 graduate of Warren Area High School and a graduate of college. She had a wonderful love for dogs and animals and Patch owned/operated Baker’s Bed & Biscuit Boarding Kennel. She was a longtime member Bethany Lutheran Church of Sheffield, Pa. Her children, grandchildren, family and friends were the substance of her being. Patch was the grateful recipient of a kidney transplant, whom she has established a family bond with her donor.
She is beloved wife of Jeffrey Baker, mother of son, Simon Baker both of Clarendon, and daughter, Jill Baker Johnson with son-in-law, Lonnie and three grandchildren of Pittsburgh, PA.
She is also survived by her brother, Mike Jones and sister-in-law, Bonnie and two nieces of Fairview, Pa., her sister, Peggy Jones of Ormond, Fl., with a nephew in Warren, Pa., Mother-in-law – Patricia Baker and Brother-in-law, Jay Baker both of Clarendon, PA., Brother-in-law, Jerry Baker and wife, Jody of Warren, PA., Sister-in-law, Jennifer Tehaart and husband, Pete of Olean, N.Y., Several other cared for nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her father-in-law, Richard L. Baker, 1 Brother-in-law, Judson Baker. Patch loved many friends near and far.
At Patch’s request, a memorial service will not be planned, however a celebration reflecting her life will be held in nicer weather and at a time to be announced.
Her ashes will be placed in Assateague Island with her special pony, near and dear to her heart. She will be loved and remember in our hearts forever, xoxoxo. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions may be made to a charity of one’s choice.
E-mail condolences may be sent by visiting www.lewisfuneralhomeinc.com The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with Patch’s arrangements.