Obituary of JANICE MARLENE BAKER
BAKER: After a courageous battle, peacefully, at London Health Sciences Centre – University Hospital, surrounded by her children, on Friday, January 12, 2018, Janice Marlene (Hamilton) Baker of Grand Bend, formerly of Hensall, passed away 2 weeks before her 79th birthday. Beloved wife of the late John Baker (2009). Devoted and loving mother of Brad and Lori Baker, Bryan Baker and the late Sandra Melady (2016), Becky and Brian Mercer, all of Exeter. Very special grandma of Jenalyn and Matt Ignor, Marley Baker, Jonathon Baker, Jarrett Baker, Bryanne Baker, Carly Mercer and Reid Oliver, Cayley Mercer and Cullen Mercer. Proud great-grandma of Luxe and Laken Ignor. Dear sister-in-law of Gladys McGregor, Greta Baker, Irene Tyndall, Bill and Marg Baker, Betty Grenier, Bill Brown and Wanda Wilson. Fondly remembered by Sandra’s children Liam, Hope, Connor and Faith Melady, and her many nieces, nephews and their families. Predeceased by parents Andrew and Gertrude (Francis) Hamilton. The family wishes to thank the nurses, residents and doctors at University Hospital I.C.U. for their exceptional care and compassionate support provided. At Janice’s request cremation has taken place. Visitation at the T. Harry Hoffman & Sons Funeral Home, Dashwood, Tuesday, January 16, 2018 from 4 to 8 p.m., where the Memorial Service will be on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 11 a.m. The Rev. Dr. Kate Crawford Officiating. Private family interment Exeter Cemetery. Janice was an active member of the Huron Shores United Church, Grand Bend, the Red Hat Society, the Huron Country Playhouse Guild and the Women’s Probus Club. If desired, memorial donations to the S.H.H.F. – Jessica’s House or Huron Shores United Church would be appreciated.