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“Deepest sympathy to all the family on the loss of John,a man in a million.May his gentle soul rest in eternal peace. ”
1 of 17 | Posted by: Marina Fallon Keaveney Drishaune

“So sorry for your loss. Mr B was a great guy. A true gentleman. May he Rest In Peace. ”
2 of 17 | Posted by: Kevin P

“Kevin, Dianna and Baker Family! All my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time! Always remember that memories are always etched in you...Read More »
3 of 17 | Posted by: Charleen Testagrossa - Leominster, MA

“Betsy and Family,Please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your father. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.Linda...Read More »
4 of 17 | Posted by: Linda MacDougall - Charlestown, MA

“Deepest sympathy to all the family on the loss of John,a man in a million.May his gentle soul rest in eternal peace. ”
5 of 17 | Posted by: Marina Fallon Keaveney - Family

“With deepest sympathy and heartfelt condolences expressed to the O'Neil and Baker families on the passing of John Sr. my thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
6 of 17 | Posted by: michael Capellano - boston, MA

“Papa, you and your smiling face will be truly missed. I always admired you. My condolences to the Baker family. Thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
7 of 17 | Posted by: Yvonne Ayochok - South boston, MA

“May the God of all comfort be with you during this difficult time ”
8 of 17 | Posted by: A friend

“Sorry to hear of your loss. My thoughts and prayers for your family ”
9 of 17 | Posted by: Cathy Steele

“I was an honor and a pleasure to know Mr. Baker. For the few times I met him and spent time with him he was always welcoming, friendly and a...Read More »
10 of 17 | Posted by: Laurie Brown - Chelsea, MA

“Never met you Mr. Baker, but I played hockey with your boys. Great kids all. ”
11 of 17 | Posted by: Billy Carroll - Plymouth (OFD), MA

“Kevin and Dianna, So sorry to hear about the loss of your dad. My thoughts and prayers are with you ”
12 of 17 | Posted by: Pam Rogers - Ashburnham, MA

“Papa - you were a great man and loved by all. You were always "Papa" to me growing up and then to my kids as well. Very generous and always wanted...Read More »
13 of 17 | Posted by: Pam (Rogowski) Kammer - MA

“Truly a gentleman.. prayers for the Baker Family. ”
14 of 17 | Posted by: Sheila Morris- Collins - MA

“Dear Baker Family,Thinking of you during this sad time. Your Dad was so blessed to have a wonderful family. He left this earth being surrounded by so...Read More »
15 of 17 | Posted by: Kathy Smolinski - Mansfield, MA

“My deepest condolences to the baker family the dorchester neighborhood has lost a wonderful icon Mr Baker RIP you will be greatly missed ”
16 of 17 | Posted by: Mary Bellew - Dorchester, MA

“Very sorry for your loss. I have a lot of good memories of your dad. He was a very kind and generous man. ”
17 of 17 | Posted by: Anna Harris - Marshfield, MA


BAKER, John P. Sr. In Dorchester, March 1st, surrounded by his loving family.

Beloved husband of the late Julia A. (Waldron) Baker.

Loving father of Mary Ann Makedon and her husband Paul of Randolph, Sheila Baker of Dorchester, John Baker and his wife Denise of Texas, Richard Baker and his wife Marilyn of Dorchester, Kevin Baker and his wife Dianna of Ashburnham, Maureen Steele and her husband William of Dorchester, Karen Leger and her companion Timothy Harris of Raynham, Joseph Baker and his wife Peggy of Saugus, and Betsy O'Neil and her husband Mark of Dorchester.

Cherished grandfather of 24 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren,and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Dear brother of the late Arthur and his wife Elvira Baker.

Also survived by many nieces and nephews.

Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Avenue, DORCHESTER, Sunday 2-6 P.M.

Funeral Mass in St. Monica Church, South Boston, Monday morning, March 6, at 10 A.M.

Relatives and friends invited.

Late Veteran WWII - U.S. Army.

Longtime member of Furnace Brook Golf Club.

Remembrances in John's memory may be made to St. Monica Parish, 331 Old Colony Avenue, South Boston, MA 02127.

Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.