May 17, 1951 - February 06, 2009
William Joseph Baker, 57, of West View, passed away Friday, Feb. 6, 2009. He was born May 17, 1951, in Pittsburgh, a son of the late William and Agnes Baker. Survived by Julie Lewis and family; sister, Georgene, her husband, Greg Berard, and their family, Jennifer, Becky, Tim, Summer, Austin, Derrick, Shelley, Carter and Jessica; brother, Tom, and his daughter, Amber; and Tricksey, Dizbo and Lucy. B grew up on the North Side of Pittsburgh and held the rank of corporal as a Vietnam Combat Marine and was a member of the Veterans of Vietnam. Mass to be held at 11:30 a.m. Monday in St Athanasius Church, 7 Chalfant Ave., West View, PA 15229, immediately followed by a gathering of family and friends at DEVLIN FUNERAL HOME, 906 Perry Highway, North Hills, until 4 p.m. Private burial. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Vietnam Veterans Inc. Pittsburgh, P.O. Box 1411, Pittsburgh, PA 15230.