BAKER, William John "Bill"


Age 86, of Bridgewater, passed away peacefully the morning of July 6, 2018, with family close by his side. He was born in Halifax on May 30, 1932. After a fulfilling career in the Navy, Bill retired in 1974 to spend more time with his large, loving family. He took up cabinet making and continued to do the things he loved, like fishing and hunting. He was predeceased by his wife, Dorothy; brothers Murray, Gerald, Ivan, and Joe; sister Joyce; grandsons, Terrance Baker and Ian Schnare. He is survived by his children, Jimmy (Gloria), Wayne (Judy), Donald (Mary-Jane), Michael (Nan), David (Sylvia), Gwen (Tony), Heather (Craig) and Robert (Andrea); grandchildren, Jennifer, Jonathan, Tyler, Courtney, Michael, Talena, Kristen, Dylan and Jesse; great-granddaughter, Dhani; brothers, Donald, Marvin, Eric and Jim; sisters, Marion, Beverly, Noreen, Linda, Sharon and Nellie. He will be missed greatly by everyone who knew and loved him. A special thank you to Donald and Mary Jane Davison and Heather Langille for all their help as Bill needed more assistance during his last months. Visiting hours were be held 7-9 p.m., Tuesday, July 10 in Mahone Funeral Home, Mahone Bay. Interment of ashes was held at a graveside service, 11 a.m., Monday, July 16 in Park Cemetery, Mahone Bay. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia, South Shore Regional Hospital or Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 49, Mahone Bay. Cremation and arrangements were entrusted to the care of Mahone Funeral Home, P.O. Box 200, 32 Parish St., Mahone Bay, NS B0J 2E0 (902-624-8241). Online condolences may be sent to the family by visiting:

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