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“Thanks for always being THERE !!!!!!!If not for a Ride to a MEETING,Just there to Cheer you up and LAUGH.Thanks,Christopher Thomas Deane ”
1 of 55 | Posted by: Christopher Deane - Boston, MA

“I am truly sorry for your loss. I hope that all the wonderful memories you shared will put a smile on your face and that the God of all comfort will...Read More »
2 of 55 | Posted by: Jones Family

“To The Baker Family, my condolences, I am sorry for your loss a great guy and mentor. ”
3 of 55 | Posted by: Marty Kraft - Mansfield, MA

“I am truly sorry for your loss. I hope that all the wonderful memories you shared will put a smile in your face and that the God of all comfort will...Read More »
4 of 55 | Posted by: Jones Family

“So sorry for your loss. Sending Love and Prayers to the Baker Family. You are in our thoughts, The Salmons Family. ”
5 of 55 | Posted by: Donna Salmons - Dorchester, MA

“I know heaven is better place today, just as earth was thanks to Jack. He made me laugh when I hadn't for yearsI will never stop thinking of him ”
6 of 55 | Posted by: Bill Sullivan

“To the Bakers,We have just learned about Jacks passing.We are so sad because we know the loss is devastating.He touched our lives & spoke words that...Read More »
7 of 55 | Posted by: Carol & Jim Rourke - MA

“Dear Friends : Your father was a great man and good friend ; he was an inspiration and example to me on how, as a family man and father of many ,...Read More »
8 of 55 | Posted by: Eddie Roche - Dorchester, MA

“Good morning Mr. Baker,I just want to say Thanks for Everything , you did for the State ofMA & beyond, As you know you touched many lives in a...Read More »
9 of 55 | Posted by: Christopher Deane - Dorchester, MA

“My condolences to the Baker family on their loss. Jack was an amazing man, always had time for a chat, and was a great story teller. He has helped...Read More »
10 of 55 | Posted by: Thomas Lee - Boston, MA - Friend

“What A great example he was to is the recovery community. I enjoyed, and I mean ENJOYED, many conversations at the Sugar Bowl. Nobody talked...Read More »
11 of 55 | Posted by: Rev. Cynthia Pape - Dorchester, MA

“We are very sad to hear of the loss of Mr. Baker. We knew Jack to be an engaging man who always made time for others. One of my fond memories of...Read More »
12 of 55 | Posted by: Mark Joyce - Scituate, MA

“Even in times when there are no words, hope there is comfort in knowing so many people are thinking of you and holding you close in their hearts. ...Read More »
13 of 55 | Posted by: Grace Mleczko - Dorchester, MA

“Jack was a Power Of Example to many.God bless him ”
14 of 55 | Posted by: Arthur Oleary - Cohasset, MA

“I was so sorry to hear of Mr. Baker's passing. Such a wonderful man. It was my good fortune to see him recently and have a nice chat; he was as...Read More »
15 of 55 | Posted by: Lyn Doherty Clark - MA

“We are so very saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Baker Family. Jack was a great man , always smiling . He will be...Read More »
16 of 55 | Posted by: A friend

“My thoughts and prayers are with the Baker Family. Mr. Baker had a great influence in the community and was well respected. May he rest in peace. ”
17 of 55 | Posted by: Brian Coyne - Hyde Park, MA

“We the staff and management of Drochester would like to offer our deepest sympathies to the Baker Family. Mr Baker was a longtime customer of ours...Read More »
18 of 55 | Posted by: Dorchester Market - Dorchester, MA

“Our deepest sympathy and condolences on the loss of your great father! Prayers from the Breen Family. ”
19 of 55 | Posted by: Lisa, Richie, Kathy, Dolly, Gina Breen - MA

“Our deepest sympathies to the extended Baker family on the loss of your beautiful father, grandfather, and friend. Surely there was great rejoicing...Read More »
20 of 55 | Posted by: Ken & Mary Ellen Sinkiewicz - MA

“Great man, RIP my friend. ”
21 of 55 | Posted by: Kevin Lee - Weymouth, MA

“We are deeply saddened by the loss of your father and grandfather. Our heartfelt condolences to you and your family. ”
22 of 55 | Posted by: Lily Huynh - Dorchester, MA

“I was very saddened to hear about the passing of your Dad. What a great Father he was, I had the pleasure of meeting him a few times at my best...Read More »
23 of 55 | Posted by: Debra Elkin - Montreal - Friend

“Our deepest condolences to the baker family. ”
24 of 55 | Posted by: Denise,Nancy,Danny Logan - MA

“I'm sorry for your loss, Frank. ”
25 of 55 | Posted by: Carol Robinson - Dorchester, MA

“My condolences to the Baker Family!! RIP Jack...Jack was a role model to many,a gentleman,family man,husband.father.grandfather,uncle and a good...Read More »
26 of 55 | Posted by: kerry flynn-sheehan - dorchester, MA

“While it's been many years I will not forget the generosity of the Baker family and the manner in which your Mom and Dad built such a remarkable...Read More »
27 of 55 | Posted by: Fred Gore - Easton, CT - Friend

“My condolences to the Baker Family. Many fond memories of Mr. Baker from Spring Garden. He was a great man. May the beautiful memories you...Read More »
28 of 55 | Posted by: Kim Emde - Friend

“so sorry to hear of Jack's passing. i last saw him at my sister Barbara Sullivan's wake at Murphy's in 2015. Jack was a real fixture in the...Read More »
29 of 55 | Posted by: Mary Jane (Sullivan) Scola - MA

“Say Hi to "Barney" for me. God Bless! ”
30 of 55 | Posted by: Cay O'Connor - South Boston, MA

“Rest in Peace Mr Baker ”
31 of 55 | Posted by: Pa Pau - Dorchester - Friend

“Jack was always a funny man and always a power of example. Today I am a better man because of Jack Baker ”
32 of 55 | Posted by: Gene Hannigan - Boston, MA

“My really great friend Sean has lost a great role model for his life. So sad and such a nice guy I saw him on Friday leaving school he was sitting...Read More »
33 of 55 | Posted by: Eddie Brown - Hyde Park

“Rest in peace Jack, My prayer's will remain with your family. God bless. ”
34 of 55 | Posted by: Kenny Roberts - South Boston, MA

“May He Rest In Peace! ”
35 of 55 | Posted by: Aylward Family - Dorchester, MA

“RIP IN PEACE JACK !!!!! God u will be missed in The halls of Alcoholics Anonymous ”
36 of 55 | Posted by: Leanne Boylan - Dorchester, MA

“Prayers and hugs to Dawn and the entire Baker family. Be comforted in that nobody can take your happy memories away xo ”
37 of 55 | Posted by: Julie Zaks - Dorchester, MA

“Jack was always such a gentleman and a kind man ”
38 of 55 | Posted by: Charlie Burke - Boston, MA

“A Great Man. Jack will be missed by many.God bless the Baker family ”
39 of 55 | Posted by: Mike King

“Jack Left behind quite a Legacy. He will be greatly missed around.the "Halls". May he R.I.P. , he did a Great Job on Earth♡ ”
40 of 55 | Posted by: Miidge Crowley - Quincy, MA

“My sincere condolences to the entire Baker family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mr. Baker was a good man. May he rest in peace ”
41 of 55 | Posted by: Lyn Brock-Mallon - Dorchester, MA

“Sending my sincere sympathy to all of the Baker family. You all have many memories of your dad hold them close to your heart, when you feel down...Read More »
42 of 55 | Posted by: Dianne Burnieika ( Brown) - MA

“I'm so sorry for your loss my prayers and thoughts to the family. ”
43 of 55 | Posted by: Janet Wynne - Dorchester, MA

“Baker family, I am very sorry for your loss, your in my prayers ”
44 of 55 | Posted by: James (jimmy ) Quirk - Savin hill, MA

“Jack was a class act. So proud of his family and friends. God bless Mr. Baker. xoxoxo ”
45 of 55 | Posted by: Kelly Butts - Dorchester, MA

“Sending my sincerest condolences to entire Baker family. I am so sorry for your loss, but take comfort that you had so much time with him and that...Read More »
46 of 55 | Posted by: Marianne Austin - Friend

“JACK WAS A MAN I ADMIRED AND LOVED. I NEVER MISSED A CHANCE TO LET HIM KNOW THAT. MY RECOVERY WAS BASED ON MEN LIKE JACK. ”
47 of 55 | Posted by: CURTIS LEE - DORCHESTER, MA

“what a great guy help me in many ways I will pray for you and your family I will always remember you telling me it is not how many times you fall...Read More »
48 of 55 | Posted by: john dunleavy - washington, DC

“I learned so much from Jack about what is really important in life. A real power of example. So proud to be a part of his group. My thoughts and...Read More »
49 of 55 | Posted by: Kenneth DeRosier Jr. - Boston, MA

“I will miss Jack at meetings. He was a man of Dignity,Honor,and Respect. We Love you. RIP ”
50 of 55 | Posted by: A friend

“I'm sure the "road rose up to meet him". Bye for now Mr. Baker. God Bless ”
51 of 55 | Posted by: Mary Frechette Dunbar - Abington, MA

“He will be missed. Just his presence in the fellowship gave many hope. To keep it simple and just keep coming. Prayers to his family ”
52 of 55 | Posted by: Michele Carew - Boston, MA

“So sorry to hear "Mr. Baker" has passed...Just saw him 3 months ago paying his respects at my Dad's wake. Good man, sad to see him go.Hugs to the...Read More »
53 of 55 | Posted by: Anne Austin Nichols - Dorchester

“May Jack rest in peace. Jack was a powerful example of living the good life. Peace to the Baker family ”
54 of 55 | Posted by: John Moran - Dorchester, MA

“Thoughts and prayers to all the Baker family. ”
55 of 55 | Posted by: Dan & Dottie Ryan - Braintree, MA


BAKER, John V. "Jack". In Dorchester, June 11th.
Beloved husband of Eileen M. (O'Connor) Baker.
Loving father of Dorothy D. Baker of Dorchester, Florence Meehleder of TX, Stephen T. Baker, R. Louis and his wife Maryann Baker, Mary E. Baker, Thomas Baker, Vincent A. and his wife Yuko Baker, James M. and his wife Jill Baker, Joseph and his wife Kathy Baker, Francis K. and his wife Today Baker, Dawn E. Baker, all of Dorchester, and the late John V. Baker Jr. and Richard D. Baker.
Brother of Richard V. Baker, and the late Donald V. Baker and Robert "Pete" Baker.
Survived by 36 grandchildren, and the late Brooke J. Baker, 17 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours in the Murphy Funeral Home, 1020 Dorchester Ave., DORCHESTER, Wednesday 3-8 P.M.
Funeral Mass in St. Margaret Church of Blessed Mother Teresa Parish, Thursday morning, June 16, at 11 A.M.
Relatives and friends invited.
Late retired conductor for Conrail, Amtrak, and B&M Railroad, and member of the United Transportation Union for 45 years.
Jack was a 50 year Friend of Bill W.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Jack's memory may be made to St. Mary's Center for Women and Children, 90 Cushing Ave., Dorchester, MA 02125 or the Gavin Foundation, 675 East Fourth Street, South Boston, MA 02127.
Interment in Cedar Grove Cemetery, Dorchester.