Peter G. Baker


PORTLAND — Peter G. Baker, 68 of Hanover died April 7, 2010 at the Maine Medical Center in Portland.

He was born in Berlin, New Hampshire on April 28, 1941 the son of Mary Tripp and had been educated in local schools and graduated from Gould Academy in the class of 1959 and had just recently attended his 50th class reunion. Peter married Darlene Morrill on December 14th, 1963. During their 46 years of marriage he and Darlene were blessed with three children and two grandchildren.

Peter had worked at Chadbourne Tree Farms for 43 years retiring in 2009. He served in the U.S. Army from 1961 to 1963. Peter was an outgoing man and loved to talk and especially loved to play solitaire.

He would talk to anyone who would listen and even those who would not. He took great delight in watching his grandchildren’s activities.

He leaves behind his wife Darlene of Hanover; a daughter and son-in-law Jessica and Ron Brann of New Gloucester; daughter Heather Baker of Salt Lake City ,Utah and son Dan Baker and his companion Erin Reed and her son Jacob all of Rumford; two grandchildren Cody and Morgan Brann of New Gloucester; a sister Suzanne Hayner of Newry and his beloved dog Laila.

He was predeceased by his mother Mary Tripp on July 17, 2004.