Robert Baker, 81

OSWEGO, NY – Robert Baker, 81, of Granby, died Friday September 5, 2014, in Oswego Hospital.

Mr. Baker was born in Oswego, the son of the late Leighton and Dorothy (LeFlemme) Baker.

Robert Baker
Robert Baker

He was an operating engineer at Nine Mile I and II, and the Steam Station, before going to work for the Town of Oswego Highway Department.

He is survived by his children: Larry (Karen) Baker of Oswego, Cheryl Baker of Oswego, Roberta (Richard) Caprin of Arizona, Renee Ecker of Florida and Benjamin Baker of Florida; and his siblings: Jerry Baker of Oswego, Ella Shatraw of Oswego, Clifford Baker of California, Charles Baker of Massachusetts, John Baker of Massachusetts and Kay Baker of Massachusetts; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his siblings: Helen Reedy, Ada Baker, Mary Smith, Sonny, Ralph, Sam and Roy Baker.

Private burial will be in Fairdale Cemetery.

Calling hours will be Monday 4 – 6 p.m. at the Sugar and Scanlon Funeral Home, 147 W. Fourth St. Oswego.