Samuel Pearson (Pete) Baker

Samuel Pearson (Pete) Baker

March 17, 1921 – February 21, 2016

Passed away peacefully at the age of 94. He will be sadly missed by his wife, Vera, daughters: Doreen (George) Haywood of Richmond BC, Sheila (Brian) Grocott of Penticton, BC; his brother Graham (Betty) of Maple Creek, SK; as well as his grandchildren: Mike Grocott of Surrey, BC, Trish (Tony) Dixon of Tofino, BC, Murray (Heidi) Haywood of Surrey, BC and Charlene (Steve) Wyke of Surrey, BC; and great granddaughters: Hana, Jaden and Kylie. He was sadly predeceased by his parents Sam and Violet Baker, sister Dorothy Lee and daughter Patsy. Dad served in the RCAF until 1945. He had a career in manufacturing including twenty years with Atco Industries. They moved to Penticton in 1979, retiring five years later. His woodworking skills were outstanding, he had a never ending ability to fix things and he had a passion for gardening. Dad’s fondest memories were his fishing trips, camping, cruises and family celebrations. He touched the lives of all who knew him. A Celebration of Life will be held on March 12, 2016 at 11:00 am at Providence Funeral Homes, 1258 Main Street, Penticton, BC V2A 5G1. In lieu of flowers, memorial tributes may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation, Penticton Regional Hospital or a charity of your choice. Condolences may be sent to the

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