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It is with great sadness the family of Hettie Baker of Harbour Mille announces her passing  at the Burin Peninsula Health Care Centre on Tuesday October 17th, 2023.

Leaving to Mourn with fond and loving memories her daughters Patsy Sheppard (Rupert) of Maple Creek, SK ,Pearl Walters (Lloyd) of Medicine Hat, Ab & Rowena Baker (Darwin) of Medicine Hat, AB.;daughter in laws Florence Baker of St. Bernards & Neta Benteau of Harbour Mille.

Grandchildren Shannon Baker, Kyla Banfield (Justin), Robin Baker, Nicole Baker, Christie Baker (Bobby), Shane Baker, Ann Sheppard (Darcy)Jaime Sheppard (Crystal), Paul Walters (Tara), Shana Banfield (Albert) Matthew Pope(Adrienne), Nathan pope (Nicola), Andrew Pope (Claire) Trevor Benteau (Linda), Dion Benteau, Kevin Banfield Jr.; 26 Great Grandchildren & 3 Great-Great Grandchildren

Also a large circle of other family and friends.

Hettie was predeceased by her Husband Edward, Sons: Leslie and Carter. Grandchildren Ruby Sheppard, Chris Sheppard. Great Grandchild Anika Clarke.

Hettie was a kind, thoughtful woman who touched everyone in a special way, she was a proud mother and grandmother. She was a dedicated and hardworking throughout her entire life. She was a role model to her family and a true inspiration to all who knew her.

She was a dedicated member of her church and served on the ACW, over the years she faithfully served many positions such as president.

She was admired for her outstanding crocheting, especially her baking,  her sense of humor, her wisdom, friendliness and was known for being a mother to everyone. Through-out her life, Mom was an active community member, volunteer for many organizations, a helpful and thoughtful neighbor and a loyal friend.

Simply put, Hettie exemplified Love, Kindness and Christianity.

Private family viewing will begin at St. Marys Anglican church, Harbour Mille on Wednesday, October 18th, 2023 at 7-9 pm. Public Visitation on Thursday October 19th from 9am-9pm and Friday Ocotber 20th 9am-12pm.

Funeral Services on Friday October 20, 2023 2pm at St. Mary's Anglican Church Harbour Mille and interment following at St. Mary's Anglican Cemetery, Harbour Mille.

In lieu of flowers donations can be may to St. Mary's Anglican Church Harbour Mille in Hettie's Memory.

Funeral arrangements entrusted to Serenity Funeral Home "We Listen, We Learn, We walk with you." 

The beauty of a memory

Is that it’s always there.

Like a penny in your pocket,

You can take it anywhere.

And when your heart is heavy

And your eyes are filled with tears,

You can focus on a memory,

And travel through the years.

Your heart can visit happy times,

When laughter filled the air,

And the presence of your loved one,

Will lessen your despair.

So, as you travel on in life,

Take comfort as you go,

In a lifetime of “sweet memories,”

Of one who loved you so!


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Hettie Baker

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Hettie Baker

1933 - 2023

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