George Baker, 50, painter, veteran

By on September 22, 2011

George L. Baker Jr., 50, of Ephrata, passed away Monday, Sept. 12, 2011 at his residence.

He was the husband of Karen I. (Ritter) Baker and son of Anna C. (Nevius) Kauffman.

George was born in Harrisburg and was a U.S. Army veteran. He was formerly employed as a painter by Chios Painting Inc., of Allentown.

In addition to his wife and mother, he is survived by two daughters: Elizabeth T., wife of Tom Kline, of Lititz; and Rosemary K. Crnkovich, of Ephrata; two sons: Paul M. Crnkovich, of Texas; and Joseph F. Crnkovich, of Florida; and a sister: Sandy Kauffman, of Lancaster.

Memorial services were held at Paul L. Gravenor Home For Funerals, Ephrata, on Sept. 19, with the Rev. Walter Carter officiating. Interment with full military honors was held at Indiantown Gap National Cemetery, East Hanover Township, Lebanon County.

Those who desire may make contributions to the family to defray funeral costs.

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