Barbara 'Bobbie' j. Baker

Born: Sat., Jul. 12, 1947
Died: Fri., Jul. 19, 2019


6:00 PM to 8:00 PM, Tue., Jul. 23, 2019
Location: Frame Funeral Home

Funeral Service

Wed., Jul. 24, 2019

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Olean, N.Y.     ---Picture---       Loving Mother, Grandmother, Sister and Companion

Barbara J. ‘Bobbie’ Baker, 72, formerly of the Eldred, Pa. area, passed away on July 19, 2019 at the Olean General Hospital following a brief illness.

Born on July 12, 1947 in Olean she was a daughter of Richard and Patricia Wilson Baker.  She had attended Otto-Eldred High School and later received her certification to be a Nurses Aid.  Bobbie has resided in Olean for many years having been employed at Don’s Tavern for many years and later at the Allegany Nursing Home and at the St. Stevens’ Club in Olean as kitchen manager and cook.

She was a member of the St. Stevens Club, past member of the Polaski Club, and was one of the first Go-Go dancers in the Olean Area with Little Richard and the Knights at the Cogswell in Portville.  Bobbie had been active with SPCA fundraisers and in local softball, dart and bowling leagues and river regattas and was an avid Pittsburgh Steelers fan.  She loved camping at Bear Claw Campground with family and friends.

Surviving in addition to her companion of many years, Sam Veno are her daughter, Bobbie (Guy Gifford) Hackett of Conway, SC, four grandchildren, Christopher Hackett , Kevin (Jamie) Hackett, Terry Rimer Jr. and Chad (Ashley) Rimer and six great grandchildren, a brother, Daniel (Susan) Baker of Wrightsville, GA, three sisters, Debra (Terry) Vaughn of Eldred , Kathy “Kitch” Rever of Bartow, FL and Tracey (Butch) Farr of Eldred, her son-in-law, Terry Rimer of Bradford and several nieces and nephews, also, her special rescue dog “Bandit”  She was preceded in death by two brothers, Robert Harris and Mike Harris.

Friends may call at the Frame Funeral Home, Eldred, on Tuesday from 6:00 P.M. until 8:00 P.M. where the funeral service will be held on Wednesday (July 24, 2019) at 10:30 am.  Burial will follow in Grimes Cemetery in Port Allegany, Pa.

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