November 1, 1956 - June 28, 2020
John P. Baker (“JB”) of Deptford Township, NJ passed away on June 28, 2020 at the age of 63. John was born to Charles Sr. “Jeep” and Agnes (Buecker) on November 1, 1956, and raised in Mt. Ephraim, NJ with his three siblings. He proudly served in the United States Marine Corps where he meritoriously earned the rank of Sergeant. Upon discharge, John started working as an IT Technician with over 40 years of service. After meeting the love of his life, Theresa, living two doors down the street, they married and relocated to Deptford Township, NJ, they soon after welcomed their son to their family, John Jr. Throughout his life, John held an unwavering faith in God. A kind, generous and loving man, who dedicated his life to his family. He was an avid deep-sea fisherman. He loved boating, reading, playing chess, listening to music, watching sports and NASCAR races in his garage (aka “Club JB”), and lending a helping hand to anyone in need. He was also a military and war history buff and loved to talk of his days when he was stationed in Okinawa, Japan. Beloved husband of 23 years to Theresa (nee Friend) of Deptford Township, NJ. Treasured father of John Baker Jr. of Deptford Township, NJ. Cherished brother of Charles Baker (Carol) of Melbourne, Florida, Robert Baker of Mt. Ephraim, NJ and Amy McCloskey (Gary) of Williamstown, NJ. Dear uncle, cousin, and friend to many. JB leaves behind his loving pets Buddy, Zeus, Cleo, and Rex. He was well respected among his coworkers, friends and family and will be dearly missed. Relatives and friends are invited to a visitation on Sunday, July 12, 2020 from 11am to 12pm in The Chapel at BOUCHER FUNERAL HOME, 1757 Delsea Dr., Deptford, NJ 08096. Religious Service and Military Honors to follow at 12pm in the Chapel at the funeral home. Interment private. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the family via GoFundMe, Visit: https://gf.me/u/yc2na2. Arrangement by BOUCHER FUNERAL HOME, Deptford. For directions and to sign online guest book, visit: www.boucherfuneralhome.com. Masks must be worn covering mouth and nose entering the building.
John P. Baker (“JB”) of Deptford Township, NJ passed away on June 28, 2020 at the age of 63. John was born to Charles Sr. “Jeep” and Agnes (Buecker) on November 1, 1956, and raised in Mt. Ephraim, NJ with his three siblings. He... View Obituary & Service Information
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