BAKER, Merrill Wakefield

At Royalcliffe Retirement Residence, London on Sunday, August 12, 2012 Merrill W. Baker in his 93rd year. Beloved husband of the late Dorothea Jean (Butler) Baker (2002). Dear father of Merilyn McCann (John) of Delaware, Roger Baker (Margareth) of Ailsa Craig, Laurie McDonald (Charles) of Walkerton, Bonnie Autio (Vesa) of South Porcupine and Kim Baker (Stewart Smith) of London. Loved grandfather of Tim, Ben (Natalie), Simon and Issac Baker, Carly Harris (Billy), Alison Schuler (Kyle) and Kristy McDonald (Mark) and Megan Heubner (Warren) , Niilo Autio (Sarah) and Andy Autio and great grandchildren Ava, Macee, Grady, Axel, William and Edward. Dear brother of Gladys Daniel of London. Also survived by Sister-in-law Loreen Baker of London. Predeceased by his brother Bruce Baker and sister  Evelyn Barnard. Friends will be received by the family on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 2-4 and 7-9 pm at the A. Millard George Funeral Home, 60 Ridout Street South, London where the funeral service will be conducted in the chapel on Thursday, August 16, 2012 at 11:00 am  with Reverend Valerie Kenyon officiating. Interment in Mount Pleasant Cemetery, London. As an expression of sympathy, donations to the Parkinson Society, 4500 Blakie Road, Unit 117, London, ON  N6L 1G5 would be appreciated. Online condolences, memories and photographs at

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