Loretta A. "Retta", "Rett" Baker, age 72 of Massillon, formerly of Canton, passed away Sunday, August 4, 2013 at Laurels of Massillon.
She was born May 16, 1941 in Portsmouth, Ohio to the late William and Catherine (Angel) Porter. Loretta was a volunteer for the
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Kathleen and granddaughter, Wendy. She is survived by her children, Judith Haring (Joe Sutherland) of Canton, Lora Baker of Massillon, Robert Baker, Jr. of Virginia, and Edward Duane Baker of Massillon; 17 grandchildren;18 great grandchildren; sisters, Mary Rogers, Martha Miller, Janet Ackley; brothers, Ralph Porter, Larry Porter, William Lambert, and William Allen Rudy; great uncles, Jim and Richard Angel; aunts, Clara R. Combs, Regina Smith, Elizabeth Lombari; special cousin, Edna Baker; and special friends, Randy Allen and Dave Whitacre.
Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Wednesday in the Karlo-Libby Funeral Home with Pastor Harold Blaylock officiating. Interment will be in Sunset Hills Memory Gardens. Friends may call from 6-9pm Tuesday (TONIGHT) at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the
, New Life Tabernacle, Karlo-Libby Funeral Home or Sunset Hills Memory Gardens.