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Cecelia L. Baker

Cecelia L. Baker, 102, of Huntington, died Saturday, Sept. 4, 2021, at Heritage of Huntington.

Mrs. Baker graduated from Huntington Catholic High School. She was a member of SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. She was a member of the Widows of Prayer and helped with funeral dinners for many years. She was employed at Our Sunday Visitor in the envelope department several times over the years, and she was a homemaker.

She was born on March 20, 1919, in Huntington, to Leonard C. and Frieda (Kaiser) Ehinger. She married Frank A. Baker on May 21, 1940, at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church. He preceded her in death on April 20, 1997.
Survivors include two daughters, Judi Smyth, of Huntington, and Marilyn Duty, of Houston, TX; three grandsons, Mike (Janice) Smyth, of Andrews, Erik DeHaven, of Hempstead, TX, and Mark (Darci) Smyth, of Indianapolis; and three great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by an infant daughter, Linda Louise Baker; two infant granddaughters, Chelsi Jean DeHaven and Christa Jean DeHaven; and two sons-in-law, Jerry Smyth and Dale Duty.

 Calling will take place on Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m., at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington, IN 46750.

 A Funeral Mass will immediately follow the calling at SS. Peter & Paul Catholic Church, with Father Thomas Zehr officiating. The family has asked that all attendants to the calling or mass to wear a masks. McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Burial will be at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Huntington.
Memorials may be made to SS Peter & Paul Catholic Church for masses, Visiting Nurse Hospice or H.A.T- Huntington Area Transportation, in care of McElhaney-Hart Funeral Home, 715 N. Jefferson St., Huntington, IN 46750.

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