Obituary, Bruce W. Baker


Bruce W. Baker, 62, a lifelong resident of Dover Plains, NY died on Thursday, February 19, 2015 at Columbus LTACH in Newark, NJ. Mr. Baker was a supervisor at Wassaic Developmental Center in Wassaic, NY. Mr. Baker enjoyed hunting, fishing and working on his cars.

Born on January 21, 1953 in Poughkeepsie, NY he was the son of Gladys (Rowe) Baker of Dover Plains, NY and the late Robert J. Baker. In addition to his mother, Mr. Baker is survived by his life partner Emma Marshall of Dover Plains, NY; a daughter, Amanda Schneider and her husband, Thomas of Dover Plains, NY; a brother, Neil Baker and his wife, Sheri of Dover Plains, NY and a grandson, Austin Schneider of Dover Plains, NY. He is also survived by his step-daughter, Jennifer Marshall of Poughkeepsie, NY; a step-son Charles Marshall and his wife, Valerie of Grand Gorge, NY; and 11 step-grandchildren, Mika, Hanah, Charli, Wanda, Breena, Lexie, Jacob, Zachary, Aubrey, Hailee and Jayme Marshall. He is also survived by two nieces, Carey and Kristen Baker.

Funeral services will be private. To send the family an online condolence, please visit

Author: Harlem Valley News